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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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Movies

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Kanal

Kanal

Release year: 1957

Directed by: Andrzej Wajda

Starring: Teresa Izewska, Tadeusz Janczar, Wienczyslaw Glinski, Tadeusz Gwiazdowski

The Spirit of St. Louis

The Spirit of St. Louis

Release year: 1957

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Patricia Smith, Bartlett Robinson

Country: United States of America

The Curse of Frankenstein

The Curse of Frankenstein

Release year: 1957

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, Christopher Lee

Country: United States of America

Pablo y Carolina

Pablo y Carolina

Release year: 1957

Directed by: Mauricio de la Serna

Starring: Pedro Infante, Irasema Dilián, Alejandro Ciangherotti, Eduardo Alcaraz

Books

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Twilight For The Gods by Ernest Gann

Twilight For The Gods

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The end of the Age of Sail, like the end of the Age of Democracy, means the Captain of even the smallest craft dreads to give up the ship.

Challenge To Venus by Charles Morgan

Challenge To Venus

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. dw, 1957, 306pp

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.

The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier

The Scapegoat

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"Someone jolted my elbow as I drank and said, 'Je vous demande pardon,' and as I moved to give him space he turned and stared at me and I at him,

Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley

Don'T Go Near The Water

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At once a rousing entertaining farce and gentle love story, this novel is set on a remote Pacific island during the waning days of the World War II.