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The 1957 Dallas Tornado might easily be dismissed as just one out of scores of common Texas twisters, each in its time having done some damage and, perhaps, killed a few unfortunate people.
The 1957 Dallas tornado marked the first major quantitative success for modern scientific research into one of nature's most incredible phenomena, research that has saved an untold number of lives and that continues today with highly mobile Doppler radar and other sophisticated weather instrumentation which can be moved quickly to sites of severe storms.
On April 10, 1957, many newspapers around the nation carried this AP piece quoting Weather Bureau meteorologist Robert G. Beebe, who was to go on to prepare the Bureau's official report on the tornado.
www.1957dallastornado.net   (0 words)

 In This Year ... 1957
This area contains a list of interesting reports based around the 3137 titles in the IMDb for 1957.
The form below allows you to search the database for titles from 1957 only.
The A-Z index enables you to browse the titles alphabetically.
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  RFC 1957 (rfc1957) - Some Observations on Implementations of the Post Offi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
RFC 1957 (rfc1957) - Some Observations on Implementations of the Post Offi
RFC 1957 - Some Observations on Implementations of the Post Office Protocol (POP3)
Network Working Group R. Nelson Request for Comments: 1957 Crynwr Software Updates: 1939 June 1996 Category: Informational Some Observations on Implementations of the Post Office Protocol (POP3) Status of this Memo This memo provides information for the Internet community.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc1957.html   (294 words)

  1957 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar.
IRA attack on Brookeborough police barracks leads to the deaths of Seán South and Fergal O'Hanlon
Project Orion begins, a U.S. program to build a spacecraft powered by nuclear explosions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1957   (2193 words)

 1957 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1956 in music, other events of 1957, 1958 in music, 1950s in music and the list of 'years in music'
These singles reached the top of Billboard magazine's charts in 1957.
The Music Man (Meredith Willson) opened at the Majestic Theater on Broadway on December 19, 1957 and ran for 1375 performances.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1957_in_music   (1128 words)

 Timeline 1957
1957 Jan 22, Suspected "Mad Bomber" George P. Metesky, accused of planting more than 30 explosive devices in the New York City area, was arrested in Waterbury, Conn. He was later found mentally ill and committed to a mental hospital; he was released in 1973, and died in 1994 at age 90.
1957 Jul 25, Monarchy in Tunisia was abolished in favor of a republic.
1957 In the USSR a nuclear waste container exploded at the Mayak plant in the Chelyabinsk region of the southern Urals and 20 million curies of deadly strontium and cesium were released.
timelines.ws /20thcent/1957.HTML   (8155 words)

 Music of 1957 - Fifties Oldies
1957 introduced two of America's Teen Idols, Paul Anka and Ricky Nelson to the Rock charts.
Love Letters in the Sand was the Number One song of the year for 1957.
1957 was the last year in the history of Rock in which all of the year end Top Ten artists were American.
www.fiftiesweb.com /57tunes.htm   (712 words)

History changed on October 4, 1957, when the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I. The world's first artificial satellite was about the size of a basketball, weighed only 183 pounds, and took about 98 minutes to orbit the Earth on its elliptical path.
The story begins in 1952, when the International Council of Scientific Unions decided to establish July 1, 1957, to December 31, 1958, as the International Geophysical Year (IGY) because the scientists knew that the cycles of solar activity would be at a high point then.
In October 1954, the council adopted a resolution calling for artificial satellites to be launched during the IGY to map the Earth's surface.
www.hq.nasa.gov /office/pao/History/sputnik   (432 words)

Sputnik 1, launched on Oct.4, 1957, became the first artificial satellite to successfully orbit the Earth.
It was a metallic sphere about 2 feet across, weighing 184 lbs (84 kg), with long "whiskers" pointing to one side, and stayed in orbit for 6 months before falling back to Earth.
The second Sputnik satellite was launched on Nov 3, 1957 and carried a dog, named Laika, into space.
www.windows.ucar.edu /cgi-bin/tour_def/space_missions/sputnik.html   (230 words)

 LEGENDARY SURFERS: 1957   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In surfing, the year 1957 is notable for the continued opening of the North Shore of O`ahu by mostly Coast Haoles.
No one knew, during 1957, that the year would mark the end of an era and that surfing would change radically because of foam.
On a foggy March 8, 1957, a burning "mistake" was made when "Dale Velzy is horrified to find Mickey Dora burning his new wooden camera tripod, carrying case and several reels of just-shot movie films.
www.legendarysurfers.com /surf/legends/ls27.shtml   (6029 words)

born in Bulawayo Rhodesia on 7th November 1956 or 1957, then you may be the baby that was given up for adoption immediately after birth.
She was unmarried, was Afrikaans speaking, she gave permission for the adoption on 27th April 1957.
Sylvia Estelle Strydom (Birth name) wishes to find her biological mother Estelle Strydom, who was engaged to Andries Beyers in 1959 to married in 4th April 1959 studied at Stellenbosh for a music degree she was a lecturer in Afrikaans at the university of Pretoria Andries worked as a land surveyor at Germiston.
members.tripod.com /adoption_reunions/1957.htm   (873 words)

 1957 World Series by Baseball Almanac
Although the Yankees had continued to add American League pennants to their collection, they had now lost two out of three World Series and both teams would find themselves in a classic rematch the following year.
Lew Burdette tossed two (2) shutouts during the 1957 World Series.
Did you know that the first, and most historically recent, pitcher to match this same feat was Christy Mathewson during the 1907 World Series?
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1957ws.shtml   (1089 words)

 NBA.com: Celtics Officially Launch Their Dynasty
But there was so much more to the 1957 NBA Finals than face value.
The fortunes of both the players and the management of the Hawks and Celtics had become intertwined over the years.
"I would look around at the other coaches," he recalled, "and I would say to myself, 'I still think I'm as good as they are.'" Yet as the 1957 NBA Finals progressed he found the doubts returning.
www.nba.com /history/finals/19561957.html   (1759 words)

 Cadillac photos - 1957
The easiest way to distinguish a 1957 Cadillac from a model of any other year is to look at the front clip and rear tail fins.
The 1957 Dagmars (those bullet-shaped bumper impact guards named after a buxom TV personality of the time) now wore a fl rubber conical tip; the latter would be used again on the 1958 models.
The tail fins grew in both height and length; the scimitar fin was upon us; viewed from the side, the fins slanted forward on all models except the Eldorado Seville coupe, the Biarritz convertible and the bespoke Eldorado Brougham sedan.
www.car-nection.com /cadillacdatabase/Dbas_txt/Phocad57.htm   (1116 words)

 Heartbeat's One and Two - 50's and 60's - 1957   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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.
In 1957, children have used the Radio Flyer wagons to launch countless voyages into the imagination.
www.centex.net /~elliott/1957.html   (359 words)

 The Treaty of Rome (1957) - The history of the European Union and European Citizenship
The Treaty of Rome (1957) - The history of the European Union and European Citizenship
On 25th March 1957, two treaties were signed in Rome that gave birth to the European Economic Community (EEC) and to European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom): the Treaties of Rome.
The first step was the enacting of the Single European Act in 1986.
www.historiasiglo20.org /europe/traroma.htm   (1536 words)

 ON THIS DAY | 28 | 1957: Foot-and-mouth shuts down abattoir
The foot and mouth outbreak has forced the closure of the Liverpool abattoir
The 1956-1958 outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease reached its peak in 1957, and affected 20 counties in England and Wales, mostly in the north-west.
The disease had gained a foothold in British farms after a serious epidemic in the early 1920s, and for 40 years hardly a year went by without new outbreaks.
news.bbc.co.uk /onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/28/newsid_3304000/3304747.stm   (556 words)

 Central High - 40 years later
The crisis of 1957 was reported in powerful detail by the two statewide newspapers of that era -- the morning Arkansas Gazette and the afternoon Arkansas Democrat.
President Clinton, Sept. 24, 1997 -- The president reflects on 1957: The transcript of a Democrat-Gazette interview.
The heroism of nine fl teen-agers who were cursed and spat upon as they integrated Little Rock Central High School in 1957, would be recognized with Congress' most prestigious civilian award under a bill the House passed Friday (Oct. 9, 1998).
www.ardemgaz.com /prev/central   (1104 words)

 Implementing Laws and Regulations - Introduction - Geneva Conventions Act 1957 (as amended)
The 1957 Geneva Conventions Act was amended by the Geneva Conventions (Amendment) Act 1995 to enable the United Kingdom to ratify the two Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 1949.
The Geneva Conventions (Amendment) Act 1995 amends the 1957 Act by adding each of the 1977 Additional Protocols as schedules to the latter.
It also amends section 6 of the 1957 Act dealing with the protection of the Red Cross and other emblems, in addition to amendments to the interpretation section (7) of the 1957 Act.
www.icrc.org /ihl-nat.nsf/0/8a4aaee5c2dc9f88c1256b6d00303244?OpenDocument   (316 words)

 Beauty School - Master Class 1957
As the 1957 Miss Universe Pageant began, there were no signs of the Secrets, Sayonaras, and Affairs to Remember that would become its hallmark.  The 1957 Miss Universe Pageant was the 6th annual event, and like the five others before it (and in fact through 1964), it was held jointly with the Miss USA Pageant.
Charlotte Sheffield, etc., and a new fourth runner-up to  Miss USA 1957 was officially declared:  Miss Ohio, Kathryn Gabriel.
July 21, 1957.  Miss Universe Found To Be Under Age.  However, She Keeps Her Title.
www.geocities.com /TelevisionCity/9699/mc57.htm   (1812 words)

 Disneyland 50 Years of Souvenirs: 1957
Walt Disney sometimes sits at the throttle of the E.P. Ripley on the Santa Fe and Disneyland RR to take the little train on its trip around the Park.
This coloring book has 28 different scenes from 1957 Disneyland, and a cutout game in the middle.
What a remarkable treasure this is! Although the copyright says 1957, I believe these were available into the 1970s.
users.sisna.com /matkinson/Pages/1957.html   (421 words)

 The HistoryMakers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Corporate executive Patrick Gaston was born on this date in Port Au Prince, Haiti.
Congress passes the Civil Rights Act of 1957, the first civil rights legislation passed since 1875.
The bill aimed to limit ways in which African Americans could be dissuaded from voting, however it reality it did very little aside from paving the way for future civil rights legislation.
www.thehistorymakers.com /timeline/index.asp?string=1957   (317 words)

 Brooklyn Dodgers (1890-1957)
Dodgers is a shortened form of Trolley Dodgers what fans of the Dodgers were called because they had to Dodge the trolleys that crisscrossed Brooklyn in the early 20th century.
1957: For a few years now, President Walter O'Malley was pleading to the city to build him a new ballpark in Brooklyn.
He began to threaten to move the club out of the city, but New York Mayor Robert Wagner, and most of the city's officials did not take these threats seriously.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /nl/bdodgers/brooklyn.html   (4792 words)

 Buried Car To Be Unearthed In June - Automotive
A 1957 Plymouth Belvedere was buried in Tulsa on June 15, 1957 as part of Oklahoma's semi-centennial celebration.
Or at least it was new when it was buried under the lawn of the Tulsa County, Okla, Courthouse in 1957.
According to the Web site buriedcar.com, the car was seen as a method of acquainting twenty-first century citizens with a suitable representation of 1957 civilization.
www.wsbtv.com /automotive/10825414/detail.html   (529 words)

 1957 - 1955-1957 Chevrolet Parts at Case's   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pyaasa (1957) Directed By: Guru Dutt Screenplay: Abrar Alvi Cast: Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rehman.
1957 M. Philip Copp Oct 2003 PLEASE NOTE - due to bandwidth limits, there's a chance you will see red And now, here's the 1957 Atomic Revolution Comic.
The 1957 game at St Louis' Sportsman's Park was a tight affair, with the score standing at a 3-2 AL lead after eight innings.
burgundians.onlineinfosource.com /?q=burgundians-1957   (199 words)

 U.S. Treasury - Fact Sheet on the History of"In God We Trust"
July 30, 1956, the President approved a Joint Resolution of the 84th Congress, declaring IN GOD WE TRUST the national motto of the United States.
IN GOD WE TRUST was first used on paper money in 1957, when it appeared on the one-dollar silver certificate.
As a part of a comprehensive modernization program the BEP successfully developed and installed new high-speed rotary intaglio printing presses in 1957.
www.treas.gov /education/fact-sheets/currency/in-god-we-trust.shtml   (1158 words)

 Paths of Glory (1957)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
25 October 1957 (West Germany) more view trailer
You can take your pick: 'Paths of Glory' can rightly be described as one of the greatest war movies of all, or one of the great anti-war films, or as one of Kubrick's best.
Discuss this title with other users on IMDb message board for Paths of Glory (1957)
www.imdb.com /title/tt0050825   (677 words)

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