1957 in the United States

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1957 in the United States
Years: 1954 1955 195619571958 1959 1960

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Events from the year 1957 in the United States.

Incumbents

Federal Government

Events

January

Dwight D. Eisenhower, the President of the United States, began his second term on January 20

February

March

March 26: Elvis Presley buys Graceland

April

May

June

July

August

  • August 5 – American Bandstand, a local dance show produced by WFIL-TV in Philadelphia, joins the ABC Television Network.
  • August 21 – U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower announces a 2-year suspension of nuclear testing.
  • August 28 – United States Senator Strom Thurmond (D-SC) sets the record for the longest filibuster with his 24-hour, 18-minute speech railing against a civil rights bill.

September

September: Little Rock Nine

October

November

December

December 2: Shippingport Reactor goes online

Undated

Ongoing

Births

Deaths

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