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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1957?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1957 1st US runner breaks 4 minute mile (Don Bowden)
  • 02 Jun 1957 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
  • 04 Jun 1957 May and Cowdrey make 411 stand vs. WI Ramadhin bowls 98 overs
  • 05 Jun 1957 New York narcotics investigator, Dr Herbert Berger, urges AMA to investigate use of stimulating drugs by athletes.
  • 06 Jun 1957 The decision of the Automobile Manufacturers Association (in the USA) to ban race involvement is announced. The ban on racing involvement includes not helping others, not supply pace cars, not publicize any results, not advertise any features of passenger cars that suggest speed.
  • 09 Jun 1957 Anthony Eden resigns as British Prime Minister.
  • 10 Jun 1957 3rd LPGA Championship won by Louise Suggs
  • 12 Jun 1957 Stan Musial plays in 823rd game (new NL consecutive-game streak)
  • 13 Jun 1957 Mayflower II from Plymouth, England, reaches Plymouth, Massachusetts
  • 14 Jun 1957 42.0 cm rain falls on East St. Louis, Illinois (state record)
  • 15 Jun 1957 Ziegfeld Follies of 1957 closes at Winter Garden NYC after 123 performances
  • 16 Jun 1957 French offensive in Algeria
  • 17 Jun 1957 So Rare by Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra peaks at #2
  • 18 Jun 1957 John Diefenbacker (Conservative) takes office as Prime Minister of Canada.
  • 21 Jun 1957 Ellen Louks Fairclough is sworn in as Canada's first woman Cabinet Minister.
  • 22 Jun 1957 The Soviet Union launches an R-12 missile for the first time (in the Kapustin Yar).
  • 24 Jun 1957 I Love Lucy, last airs on CBS-TV
  • 25 Jun 1957 Jonathan Winters Show, last airs on NBC-TV
  • 27 Jun 1957 390 die by Hurricane Audrey in coastal Louisiana and Texas, USA.
  • 28 Jun 1957 Frick overrules and names Stan Musial, Willie Mays, and Hank Aaron to team
  • 29 Jun 1957 Malenkov, Molotov, Kaganowitsj and Sjepilov leave USSR communist party

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Movies

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Sweet Smell of Success

Sweet Smell of Success

Release year: 1957

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Martin Milner

Country: United States of America

An Affair to Remember

An Affair to Remember

Release year: 1957

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning, Neva Patterson

Country: United States of America

El bolero de Raquel

El bolero de Raquel

Release year: 1957

Directed by: Miguel M. Delgado

Starring: Cantinflas, Manola Saavedra, Flor Silvestre, Paquito Fernández

The Flying Carpet

The Flying Carpet

Release year: 1957

Directed by: Gennadiy Kazanskiy

Starring: Nikolay Volkov, Aleksei Litvinov, Gennadi Khudyakov, Lev Kovalchuk

Books

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The Towers Of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay

The Towers Of Trebizond

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Hailed as "an utter delight, the most brilliant witty and charming book I have read since I can't remember when" by The New York Times when it was originally published in

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,

Far, Far The Mountain Peak by John Masters

Far, Far The Mountain Peak

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May Week Ball at Cambridge had begun light-heartedly enough, with dancing and lobster and Chateau Yquem. But before the night was out, Peter Savage had made a decision that would profoundly alter

The Day Christ Died by Jim Bishop

The Day Christ Died

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"This is a book about the most dramatic day in the history of the world, the day on which Jesus of Nazareth died.

I'D Do It Again by James Michael Curley

I'D Do It Again

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Boston has been called the most explosive political community in the United States, and I, James Michael Curley, have been labeled the most controversial political personalty during the first half of