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Headlines From 1957 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1957 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1957 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1957 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1957 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1957 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1957 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1957 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1957 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1957 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1957 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
10th January 1957Harold MacMillan becomes Prime Minister, replacing Anthony Eden, who resigns.
16th January 1957The Cavern Club opens in Liverpool. Brian Epstein is introduced to the Beatles here in 1961 and over the next two years, the famous group makes 292 appearances at the club.
20th January 1957Dwight D. Eisenhower is inaugurated for a second term as President of the United States.
16th February 1957 The Toddlers' Truce is abolished in the United Kingdom. This was a controversial idea that had prevented television from broadcasting between the hours of 6.00 p.m. and 7.00 p.m.
6th March 1957United Kingdom colonies Gold Coast and British Togoland become the independent nation of Ghana.
8th March 1957Egypt re-opens the Suez Canal.
25th March 1957The Treaty of Rome establishes the European Economic Community (EEC).
26th March 195722-year-old Elvis Presley buys Graceland on Bellevue Boulevard for $100,000. He and his family soon relocate to the property.
12th April 1957The United Kingdom announces Singapore will gain self-rule on 1st January 1958.
17th April 1957Suspected serial killer John Bodkin Adams is found not guilty of murder at the Old Bailey.
24th April 1957Sir Patrick Moore presents the first episode of “The Sky at Night“, a popular BBC television programme for astronomy enthusiasts.
15th May 1957Operation Grapple: Britain tests its first hydrogen bomb at Malden Island in the Pacific. It fails to detonate properly.
15th May 1957Stanley Matthews plays his final international football game, ending a record English international career of almost twenty-three years.
6th July 1957John Lennon and Paul McCartney meet for the very first time, at Woolton Fete, three years before forming the Beatles.
2nd October 1957David Lean's film “The Bridge on the River Kwai” opens in the United Kingdom.
4th October 1957The Soviet Union launches ‘Sputnik 1‘, the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth.
21st October 1957Two trains collide in Turkey, killing ninety-five people.
4th December 1957The Lewisham train disaster leaves ninety-two people dead.
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A Newspaper From 1957

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).