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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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12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

Release year: 1957

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

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

Country: United States of America

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Release year: 1957

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States of America

The Tall T

The Tall T

Release year: 1957

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Sullivan, Arthur Hunnicutt

The Strange One

The Strange One

Release year: 1957

Directed by: Jack Garfein

Starring: Ben Gazzara, Pat Hingle, Peter Mark Richman, Arthur Storch

Big Time Operators

Big Time Operators

Release year: 1957

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers

Books

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The Men Who Made The Nation by John Dos Passos

The Men Who Made The Nation

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Review By Alfred Johnson .......... The events of the American Revolution and the process of building an effective national government from scratch today is covered with so much banal ceremony, flag-

The Crisis Of The Old Order by Arthur Schlesinger

The Crisis Of The Old Order

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The main currents of thought and action, which reach a climax in the era of Franklin Roosevelt, had their source as far back as the Populist Movement of the 1890's.

The New World by Winston S. Churchill

The New World

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The New World is Winston S. Churchill's brilliant re-creation of one of the most fateful periods in English and American history - the two centuries between 1485 and 1688.

The Guns Of Navarone by Alistair MacLean

The Guns Of Navarone

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The classic World War II thriller from the acclaimed master of action and suspense. Now reissued in a new cover style.Twelve

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.