June 1957 calendar

June 1957

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1957?


  • 01 Jun 1957 1st US runner breaks 4 minute mile
  • 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
  • 13 Jun 1957 Mayflower II from Plymouth, England, reaches Plymouth, Massachusetts
  • 14 Jun 1957 42.0 cm rain falls on East St. Louis, Illinois
  • 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
  • 09 Jun 1957 First ascent of Broad Peak by Fritz Wintersteller, Marcus Schmuck, Kurt Diemberger, and Hermann Buhl.
vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in June 1957?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - All Shook Up
  2. - Love Letters In The Sand
  3. - Little Darlin'
  4. - So Rare
  5. - Round And Round

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Butterfly
  2. - Yes Tonight Josephine
  3. - Rock-A-Billy
  4. - When I Fall In Love
  5. - Cumberland Gap


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in June 1957?

The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier

The Scapegoat


"Someone jolted me as I drank, and said, "Je vous demande pardon." As I tried to move to give him space, he turned around and looked at me, and I at him.

Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy

Profiles In Courage


John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage was written in 1955 by the junior senator of Massachusetts. It served as a clear call to all Americans.

Take My Life by Eddie Cantor

Take My Life


TAKE MY LIVE is Eddie Cantor’s autobiography. It contains stories and anecdotes about Eddie, Ida, their wonderful five-girl family, and Eddie's friends, including the legendary names

The Flower Drum Song by C.Y. Lee

The Flower Drum Song


The Flower Drum Song, originally published in 1957 was a pioneering work of popular literature. It was a bestseller that inspired the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic musical.

The Organization Man by William H. Whyte Jr

The Organization Man


The Organization Man is the first comprehensive study of a way to live that many Americans now lead, and many more will soon.