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Historical Events In 1957

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Dec 02   On this day in history harrison Ford, silent screen actor (Rubber Tires), dies at 73  

Dec 02   On this day in history the First full-scale atomic electric power plant-power generated, Pa  

Dec 03   In the year 1957 23rd Heisman Trophy Award: John Crow, Texas A&M (HB)  

Dec 03   Frank E Gannett, newspaper publisher, dies at 81 in the year 1957.  

Dec 04   1st edition of "Chase's Annual Events" published on this day in history.  

Dec 04   In the year 1957 2 commuter trains collide in heavy fog killing 92 (St John's England)  

Dec 04   On this day in history first edition of "Chase's Annual Events" published  

Dec 05   On this day in history nYC becomes first city to legislate against racial or religious discrimination in housing market (Fair Housing Practices Law)  

Dec 05   On this day in history william Inge's "Dark at the Top of the Stairs," premieres in NYC  

Dec 06   1st US attempt to launch a satellite fails-Vanguard rocket blows up on this day in history.  

Dec 06   On this day in history aFL-CIO votes to expel Teamsters (readmitted in October 1987)  

Dec 06   The first US attempt to launch a satellite fails-Vanguard rocket blows up in the year 1957.  

Dec 07   In the year 1957 tony Kubek of the Yanks selected as AL Rookie of the Year  

Dec 08   Reginald Sheffield, actor (Second Chance), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Dec 09   In the year 1957 1st Japanese ambassador to Israel  

Dec 09   In the year 1957 carswell Adams, sportscaster (Your Sports Special), dies  

Dec 11   Jerry Lee Lewis weds Myra in the year 1957.  

Dec 12   Maj Adrian Drew flies 1,943 kph in F-101 Voodoo in the year 1957.  

Dec 12   Robert Frank Kurka, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

Dec 12   US announces manufacture of Borazon (harder than diamond) in the year 1957.  

Dec 14   On this day in history "Most Happy Fella" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 678 perfs  

Dec 16   In the year 1957 sir Feroz Khan Noon replaces Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar as Prime Minister of Pakistan.  

Dec 17   Dorothy Sayers, [Atherton Fleming], author (Whose body), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Dec 17   The Atlas U.S. intercontinental ballistic missile makes its inaugural test flight on this day in history.  

Dec 18   Shippingport Atomic Power Station, first nuke plant to generate electricity on this day in history.  

Dec 18   Shippingport Atomic Power Stn, 1st nuke plant to generate electricity in the year 1957.  

Dec 18   On this day in history the Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania, the first nuclear facility to generate electricity in the United States, goes online.  

Dec 19   "Music Man" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1375 performances in the year 1957.  

Dec 19   On this day in history "The Music Man," starring Robert Preston, opens on Broadway  

Dec 19   In the year 1957 john W Van Druten, US stage/screenwriter (I Remember Mama), dies at 56  

Dec 20   In the year 1957 elvis Presley given draft notice to join US Army for National Service  

Dec 20   The birth of Bo Derek, American actress in the year 1957.  

Dec 21   In the year 1957 eric Coates, composer, dies at 71  

Dec 21   On this day in history indonesia proclaims end to state of war  

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Famous Birthdays In 1957

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of joanna Pacula, Tomszowaubelski Poland, actress (Gorky Park, Kiss)  

Jan 03   Frank Dicopoulos, Akron OH, actor (Frank Cooper-Guiding Light) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Bojan Križај, Slovenian skier was born in the year 1957.  

Jan 04   In the year 1957 birth of patty Loveless, [Ramey], Pikeville Ky, singer (Blue Side of Town)  

Jan 05   In the year 1957 birth of vincent Calloway, Kentucky, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking)  

Jan 05   In the year 1957 birth of kevin Hastings, Australian rugby league footballer  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of katie Couric, [Katherine], Arlington VA, TV news host (Today)  

Jan 07   Kristen Meadows, actress (Santa Barbara) was born in the year 1957.  

Famous Deaths In 1957

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Ruth Draper, US elocutionist, dies at 67 or 72 in the year 1957.  

Jan 04   Theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian pres (1951-57), dies at 84 in the year 1957.  

Jan 07   Al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies in the year 1957.  

Jan 09   Mary Carr Moore, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet (Nobel Prize 1945), dies at 67 in the year 1957.  

Jan 11   On this day in history death of sir Robert Garran, Australian lawyer and early leading expert in Australian constitutional law (b. 1867)  

Jan 14   Humphrey Bogart, actor (Casablanca, Caine Mutiny), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Alexander Cambridge, gov-gen (S Afr 1923-31/Canada 1940-5), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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