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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1957?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1957 B-52 bombers begin full-time flying alert in case of the USSR attack
  • 02 Oct 1957 New volcanic island appears off Fayal Island Azores
  • 03 Oct 1957 Willy Brandt elected Mayor of West Berlin
  • 04 Oct 1957 Leave It to Beaver, debuts on CBS
  • 05 Oct 1957 11th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 5-3 at Montreal
  • 06 Oct 1957 Wiffi Smith wins LPGA United Voluntary Services Golf Open
  • 07 Oct 1957 American Bandstand premieres
  • 08 Oct 1957 Procter and Gamble-director N McElroy becomes US Minister of Defense
  • 09 Oct 1957 U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower apologizes to the finance minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, after he is refused service in a Dover, Delaware restaurant.
  • 10 Oct 1957 Accident at British nuclear reactor in Windsdale
  • 11 Oct 1957 US Air Force Colonel Paul Irving "Pappy" Gunn is killed in the crash of a Twin Beech plane in the Philippines.
  • 12 Oct 1957 Mask & Gown closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 39 performances
  • 13 Oct 1957 German Democratic Republic recalls the East Mark and issues new currency.
  • 14 Oct 1957 Queen Elizabeth II becomes the first Canadian Monarch to open up an annual session of the Canadian Parliament, presenting her Speech from the Throne in Ottawa, Canada.
  • 15 Oct 1957 Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players
  • 16 Oct 1957 Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip visits Williamsburg Virginia
  • 17 Oct 1957 Copper & Brass opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 36 performances
  • 19 Oct 1957 Damn Yankees closes at 46th St. Theater NYC after 1,022 performances
  • 20 Oct 1957 Karachi A (277-0d) beat Sind A by an innings w / o losing a wkt
  • 21 Oct 1957 Giants purchase Class-A Phoenix team
  • 22 Oct 1957 Conrad Adenauer re-elected chancellor of West-Germany
  • 23 Oct 1957 First test firing of Vanguard satellite launch vehicle, TV-3.
  • 24 Oct 1957 Cin Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City
  • 25 Oct 1957 Russian Minister of Defense Zjoekov deposed
  • 26 Oct 1957 Vatican Radio begins broadcasting.
  • 27 Oct 1957 Celal Bayar re-elected President of Turkey
  • 28 Oct 1957 WMVS TV channel 10 in Milwaukee, WI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 29 Oct 1957 Israel's prime minister David Ben Gurion and five of his ministers are injured when a hand grenade is tossed into Israel's parliament, the Knesset.
  • 30 Oct 1957 Soviet Union launches, Sputnik II, carrying a dog named Laika
  • 31 Oct 1957 Jamaica opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 558 performances

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Movies

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Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready

Country: United States of America

Office Romance

Office Romance

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Andrey Myagkov, Svetlana Nemolyaeva, Oleg Basilashvili

Cool Hand Luke

Cool Hand Luke

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin, J.D. Cannon

Country: United States of America

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

Country: United States of America

Limelight

Limelight

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton

Country: United States of America

Books

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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,

Good Ol' Charlie Brown by Charles M. Schulz

Good Ol' Charlie Brown

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America's most beloved comic strip, Peanuts, is now a major motion picture produced by Blue Sky Studios. Now you can collect the first ten original comic strip collections, published by Titan Comics! This

No Down Payment by John McPartland

No Down Payment

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The marital difficulties of four couples living in a southern California housing development become intertwined. Among the unhappy couples are ne'er-do-well Jerry Flagg and his long-suffering wife Isabelle, flirtatious Leola Boone

Nuclear Weapons And Foreign Policy by Henry A. Kissinger

Nuclear Weapons And Foreign Policy

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Henry Alfred Kissinger is a German-born American writer, political scientist, diplomat, and businessman. A recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, he served as National Security Advisor and later concurrently as Secretary of State in the administrations of Presidents Richard Nixon …

The Durable Fire by Howard Swiggett

The Durable Fire

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Durable Fire, 1957 BOMC, by Howard Swiggett. Hardcover with dust jacket, 366 pages, published by Houghton Mifflin Company.