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MIDI: Music: All Shook Up By: Elvis Presley © By: Original Artist
The International Atomic Energy Commission is created in Washington D. C.
to advance the peaceful development of atomic energy. U. S. Secretary of Defense Wilson
orders the decrease of the military forces by 100,000.
Senator John Kennedy promotes a
plan to send aid for Algerians. Teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa is acquitted of bribery
charges in Washington D. C. In other news, the British government awards autonomy to
Nigeria. In China, Mao Tse-tung publicly denounces the campaign of the "100 flowers."
Guatemalan President Carlos Castilla Armas is assassinated.
Milwaukee defeats New York in the seventh game to win the World Series.
Fans chase the N.Y. Giants, stealing souvenirs, as they ove to California. The Lions
defeat the Bears for the NFL title. Althea Gibson wins her first Women´s singles
title at Wimbledon; Lewis Hoad wins his second. Boston, coached by Red Auerbach, beats
out St. Louis to become NBA champs. "Iron Liege" ridden by W. Shoemaker wins
the Kentucky Derby. Heavyweight boxing champ Floyd Patterson continues to reign with two
KO ´ s over Hurricane Jackson and Peter Rademacher.
On TV in 1957
Dragnet, People are Funny, The Jack Benny Show, Wagon Train, Disneyland,
Sugarfoot, The Lineup, You Bet Your Life, Climax, Have Gun Will Travel,
The Danny Thomas Show, The Phil Silvers Show, Cheyenne, I've Got a Secret, The Ford Show,
The Red Skelton Show, December Bride, The $64,000 Question, The Millionnaire, Zorro,
General Electric Theatre, I Love Lucy, The Ed Sullivan Show, The Real McCoys, Alfred Hitchcock Presents,
Private Secretary, The Jackie Gleason Show, The Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp, What´s My Line, Gunsmoke,
The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Perry Como Show, American Bandstand - August 5, 1957 - Host: Dick Clark - Aired on ABC-TV - Time: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST, Father Knows Best, Lassie,
The Gale Storm Show, The Restless Gun, Arthur Godfrey´s Talent Scouts Name That Tune The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show,
This Is Your Life, Twenty-One, Tales of Wells Fargo, The $64,000 Challenge, The Loretta Young Show,
Zane Grey Theater
Cost Of Living In 1957
|Gallon of Milk
|Loaf of Bread
|Min. Wage Hour
|Gallon of Gas
Back in 1957, the popular songs of that time
were: "All Shook Up" performed by Elvis Presley; "Butterfly"
performed by Andy Williams; "Don´t Forbid Me" sung by Pat Boone and as
well as "Party Doll" by Buddy Knox. Also topping the musical
charts that year were: "Too Much" by Elvis Presley;
"Wake Up Little Susie" by The Everly Brothers; "You Send Me" by Sam Cooke; and the
ever popular "Young Love" by Sonny James. "April Love" by Pat Boone.
"Teddy Bear" by Elvis Presley. "Love Letters In the Sand" by
Pat Boone. "Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley. "Tammy" by Debbie Reynolds.
"Honeycomb" by Jimmie Rodgers.
New Toys in 1957
Radio Flyer "Radio Rancher"
In 1957, children have used the Radio Flyer wagons to launch countless
voyages into the imagination.
Best Movie: "The Bridge on the River Kwai" - Directed by David Lean
Best Actor: Alec Guinness - "The Bride on the River Kwai"
Best Actress: Joanne Woodward - "The Three Faces of Eve"
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