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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1957?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1957 Ziegfeld Follies of 1957 opens at Winter Garden NYC for 123 performances
  • 03 Mar 1957 Ice Dance Championship at Colorado Spr won by Markham and Jones (GRB)
  • 04 Mar 1957 The S&P 500 stock market index is introduced, replacing the S&P 90.
  • 05 Mar 1957 Sgt Bilko satirizes Elvis Presley (Elvis Pelvin)
  • 06 Mar 1957 Ghana (formerly Gold Coast) declares independence from United Kingdom.
  • 07 Mar 1957 The United States Congress approves the Eisenhower Doctrine.
  • 08 Mar 1957 Israeli troops leave Egypt; Suez Canal re-opened for minor ships.
  • 09 Mar 1957 A magnitude 8.3 earthquake in the Andreanof Islands, Alaska triggers a Pacific-wide tsunami causing extensive damage to Hawaii and Oahu.
  • 10 Mar 1957 Thousands of soccer fans riot in Italy.
  • 13 Mar 1957 Bloody battles after anti-Batista demonstration in Havana, Cuba.
  • 14 Mar 1957 Indonesian government of Sastroamidjojo resigns.
  • 15 Mar 1957 3rd nation to explode a nuclear bomb (Britain)
  • 16 Mar 1957 9th Emmy Awards: Phil Silvers Show, Robert Young and Loretta Young
  • 17 Mar 1957 Dutch ban on Sunday driving lifted
  • 18 Mar 1957 WTWV (now WTVA) TV channel 9 in Tupelo-Columbus, MS (NBC) begins
  • 20 Mar 1957 Britain accepts NATO offer to mediate in Cyprus, but Greece rejects it.
  • 22 Mar 1957 Earthquake gives San Francisco, California the shakes.
  • 23 Mar 1957 US army sells last homing pigeons.
  • 25 Mar 1957 NBA modifies the free-throw rule.
  • 26 Mar 1957 22-year-old Elvis Presley buys Graceland on 3734 Bellevue Boulevard (Highway 51 South) for $US100,000. He and his family move from the house on 1034 Audubon Drive.
  • 27 Mar 1957 29th Academy Awards: Around World in 80 Days, Yul Brynner, and Ingrid Bergman win.
  • 29 Mar 1957 The New York, Ontario and Western Railway makes its final run, the first major U.S. railroad to be abandoned in its entirety.
  • 31 Mar 1957 Elections to the Territorial Assembly of the French colony Upper Volta are held. After the elections PDU and MDV form a government.

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Music charts

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Movies

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The Godfather

The Godfather

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Country: United States of America

Singin' in the Rain

Singin' in the Rain

Directed by: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly

Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen

Country: United States of America

Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis

Country: United States of America

Annie Hall

Annie Hall

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1957?
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The Bible As History by Werner Keller

The Bible As History

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This groundbreaking work that sheds light on the historical foundations of the bestselling book of all time—the Bible—is now back in print.Have

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,

The Organization Man by William H. Whyte Jr

The Organization Man

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The Organization Man is the first complete study of a way of life that many Americans are now leading, and that many more are likely to lead.

The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West

The Fountain Overflows

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The lives of the talented Aubrey children have long been clouded by their father?s genius for instability, but his new job in the London suburbs promises, for a time at least, reprieve from scandal and the threat of ruin.

Much Ado About Me by Fred Allen

Much Ado About Me

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Radio and film star Fred Allen's autobiography: Much Ado About Me.