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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1957.
The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1957: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1957?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1957 WYES TV channel 12 in New Orleans, LA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 05 Apr 1957 In India, Communists win the first elections in united Kerala and E.M.S. Namboodiripad is sworn in as the first chief minister.
  • 06 Apr 1957 New York City ends trolley car service
  • 07 Apr 1957 Last of New York's electric trolleys completes its final run.
  • 09 Apr 1957 Suez Canal cleared for all shipping.
  • 10 Apr 1957 Jordanian government of Naboelsi resigns.
  • 11 Apr 1957 Pablo Neruda arrested in Buenos Aires
  • 12 Apr 1957 Jim Spalding sets a 2088-pin nine-game bowling record.
  • 13 Apr 1957 Shinbone Alley opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • 14 Apr 1957 Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open.
  • 15 Apr 1957 Congress gives Post Office $41M; restoring Saturday mail delivery
  • 17 Apr 1957 Suspected serial killer John Bodkin Adams is found not guilty of murder at the Old Bailey.
  • 20 Apr 1957 61st Boston Marathon won by John J Kelley of Connecticut in 2:20:05.
  • 21 Apr 1957 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Fidei Donum
  • 22 Apr 1957 All NL teams intergates, John Irwin Kennedy is 1st black on Phillies
  • 24 Apr 1957 Chicago Cubs' pitchers walk National League record nine Cincinnati Reds in 5th inning.
  • 25 Apr 1957 WUHY TV channel 35 in Philadelphia, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 26 Apr 1957 Jamestown, Va 350th Anniversary Festival opens
  • 28 Apr 1957 WSOC TV channel 9 in Charlotte, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 29 Apr 1957 First military nuclear power plant dedicated, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, USA.

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Music charts

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Movies

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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin

Country: United States of America

Forbidden Games

Forbidden Games

Directed by: René Clément

Starring: Georges Poujouly, Brigitte Fossey, Amédée, Laurence Badie

Country: United States of America

High Noon

High Noon

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States of America

Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler

Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Aud Egede-Nissen, Gertrude Welcker, Alfred Abel

Country: United States of America

Cape Fear

Cape Fear

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen, Lori Martin

Country: United States of America

Books

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The Bible As History by Werner Keller

The Bible As History

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This groundbreaking work that sheds light on the historical foundations of the bestselling book of all time—the Bible—is now back in print.Have

The Black Obelisk by Erich Maria Remarque

The Black Obelisk

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From the author of the masterpiece All Quiet on the Western Front, The Black Obelisk is a classic novel of the troubling aftermath of World War I in Germany.A

The Crisis Of The Old Order by Arthur Schlesinger

The Crisis Of The Old Order

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The main currents of thought and action, which reach a climax in the era of Franklin Roosevelt, had their source as far back as the Populist Movement of the 1890's.

Challenge To Venus by Charles Morgan

Challenge To Venus

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. dw, 1957, 306pp

Herb Caen'S Guide To San Francisco by Herb Caen

Herb Caen'S Guide To San Francisco

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Hardcover 1957 stated first edition, no jacket. We appreciate your business and welcome any questions