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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

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Country: United States of America

Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin

Country: United States of America

Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Country: United States of America

Sweet Smell of Success

Sweet Smell of Success

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

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

Country: United States of America

The Thing

The Thing

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1957?
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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,

Too Much, Too Soon by Diana Barrymore and Gerold Frank

Too Much, Too Soon

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Book by Diana Barrymore, Gerold Frank

In The Court Of Public Opinion by Alger Hiss

In The Court Of Public Opinion

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In The Court Of Public Opinion, by Hiss, Alger

The Flower Drum Song by C.Y. Lee

The Flower Drum Song

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Originally published in 1957, The Flower Drum Song was a groundbreaking work of popular literature. An immediate bestseller, it inspired the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

Faith On The March by A.H. Macmillan

Faith On The March

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Faith on the March, A. H. MacMillan