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1957

What happened in 1957
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Zak Tharp

on 17 April 2010

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Double click anywhere & add an idea 1957 Nobel Prize-
for Literature Pulitzer Prizes For Fiction-
No award For Poetry-
Things of This World
By Richard Wilbur For Drama-
Long Day's Journey into Night
By Eugene O'Neill Albert Camus July 6,
John Lennon and Paul McCartney meet for the first time. September 26,
Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story opens on Broadway Ocotober 1,
"In God We Trust"
is printed on U.S. Currency for the 1st time January 5,
Major league baseballer Jackie Robinson retires October 4,
Russians launch Sputnik I,
the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth May 15,
Britain tests its first hydrogen bomb in Operation Grapple. October 21,
The movie
"Jailhouse Rock", starring Elvis Presley, opens.

Leave It to Beaver premiers on CBS Velcro is patented by George de Mestral of Switzerland.
January 20,
Dwight Eisenhower has his second inauguration April 4-7,
Doug Ford wins the 21st masters September 9,
Eisenhower signs the CIvil Rights Act of 1957,
the civil rights legislation since the Civil War. US Open winner:
Dick Mayer What does Velcro, Civil Rights Movements, and "The Space Race" All have in common? January 13
Wham-O Company produces the first Frisbee
May 3
Walter O'Malley, owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, moves the team from Brooklyn, New York, to Los Angeles, California
June 27
Hurricane Audrey killed 500 people in Louisiana and Texas.
August 27
Arkansas Governor Faubus sets a temporary injunction against integration of blacks in whites in Little Rock Central High.

September 20
Faubus orders nullified; ordered to comply
with Supreme Court by Judge Davies under Eisenhower
September 25
The “Little Rock Nine” African American Students are enrolled
in Little Rock Central High, escorted by the U.S. Army;
would become a national event to contribute to
the Civil Rights Movement
And then came 1958...
vodpod.com/.../1071116-elvis-presley-jailhouse-rock-music-video ALL HAVE IN COMMON?
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