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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

Directed by: Guru Dutt

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

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Country: United States of America

Fitzcarraldo

Fitzcarraldo

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Miguel Ángel Fuentes

Country: United States of America

Mother India

Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob Khan

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

Country: United States of America

Logan

Logan

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Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook

Country: United States of America

Books

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The Road To Miltown by S.J. Perelman

The Road To Miltown

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Road To Miltown Or, Under The Spreading Atrophy, The, by Perelman, S.J.

Arthritis And Common Sense by Dale Alexander

Arthritis And Common Sense

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Medical Self-Help/Health Arthritis and Common Sense, the best-selling one-million-copy classic on arthritis, is now available in paperback for the first time! In these pages, the arthritis sufferer will find

Three Saints And A Sinner by Louise Hall Tharp

Three Saints And A Sinner

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Little, Brown, 1956, 1st, Very good., Text clean. No dust jacket. Private bookplate. Light wear. 406 pages. First edition. [Biography, Julia Ward Howe, Louisa Ward, Samuel Ward, Annie Ward] Out-of-print and

This Hallowed Ground by Bruce Catton

This Hallowed Ground

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First published in 1955, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bruce Catton’s classic account of the Civil War simultaneously captures the dramatic scope and intimate experience of that epic struggle in one brilliant volume.

Water, Water Everywhere by Emily Kimbrough

Water, Water Everywhere

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pleasures mishaps and gay adventures during a journey.