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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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 February 1957: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1957?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1957 1st black pilot (PH Young) on a US scheduled passenger airline
  • 02 Feb 1957 Candide closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 73 performances
  • 03 Feb 1957 Patty Berg wins LPGA Havana Golf Open.
  • 04 Feb 1957 First electric portable typewriter placed on sale (Syracuse, New York, USA).
  • 05 Feb 1957 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 2nd Piano Concert
  • 10 Feb 1957 Southern Christian Leadership Conference forms
  • 11 Feb 1957 KUMV TV channel 8 in Williston, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 12 Feb 1957 Researchers announce Borazan (harder than diamonds) has been developed.
  • 13 Feb 1957 Southern Christian Leadership Conference organizes in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • 14 Feb 1957 Georgia Senate unanimously approves Senator Leon Butts' bill barring blacks from playing baseball with whites.
  • 15 Feb 1957 Andrei A Gromyko succeeds Dmitri Shepilov as Soviet foreign minister.
  • 16 Feb 1957 The ''Toddlers' Truce'', a controversial television close down between 6.00pm and 7.00pm is abolished in the United Kingdom.
  • 17 Feb 1957 Suez Canal reopens
  • 18 Feb 1957 Kenyan rebel leader Dedan Kimathi is executed by the British colonial government.
  • 20 Feb 1957 Hughie Tayfield takes 9-113 versus England, 13 wickets for match.
  • 21 Feb 1957 Dodgers (Ft Worth) and Cubs (LA) trade minor league franchises
  • 22 Feb 1957 Jockey Ted Atkinson records his 3,500th win.
  • 23 Feb 1957 Mr Wonderful closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 383 performances
  • 25 Feb 1957 US Supreme Court decides 6-3, baseball is only antitrust-exempt professional sport.
  • 27 Feb 1957 Premiere of only prime-time network TV show beginning with an X: Xavier Cugat Show on NBC (until X-Files)

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Music charts

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Movies

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Pyaasa

Pyaasa

Release year: 1957

Directed by: Guru Dutt

Starring: Mala Sinha, Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rehman, Rehman

Mother India

Mother India

Release year: 1957

Directed by: Mehboob Khan

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar

Country: United States of America

The Incredible Shrinking Man

The Incredible Shrinking Man

Release year: 1957

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent, Paul Langton

Country: United States of America

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Release year: 1957

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States of America

Funny Face

Funny Face

Release year: 1957

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson, Michel Auclair

Country: United States of America

Books

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These Thousand Hills by A.B. Guthrie Jr

These Thousand Hills

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A tale of the later Old West

Bon Voyage by Marrijane and Joseph Hayes

Bon Voyage

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First edition

The Last Of The Wine by Mary Renault

The Last Of The Wine

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In The Last of the Wine, two young Athenians, Alexias and Lysis, compete in the palaestra, journey to the Olympic games, fight in the wars against Sparta, and study under Socrates.

Autumn Across America by Edwin Way Teale

Autumn Across America

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The account of a roving 20,000-mile pilgrimage across 26 states coast to coast--from Cape Cod to California--through the year's most colorful season.

The Last Parallel by Martin Russ

The Last Parallel

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Nothing can truly prepare you for the horrors of war… Martin Russ of the US Marine Corps tells his own story of being on the front lines during the war.