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#459422 - 01/26/14 01:47 AM 1957
Jude Offline


Registered: 08/09/12
Posts: 1600
Loc: New England
In 1957...
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower inaugurated for second term as President of the United States.
  • The Film Jailhouse Rock premiers with Elvis Presley
  • "American Bandstand" the teenagers chart music show makes its network debut on ABC
  • Leave It to Beaver premieres on CBS
  • It was the peak of the Baby Boom years. 4.3 million babies are born this year.
  • The average number of children per family was 3.77.
  • The U.S. divorce rate was 22%
  • 70% of married women did not work outside the home.
  • The Soviet Union launches Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth.
  • The Cat in the Hat, by Dr. Seuss, was first published
  • On the order of Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus, the National Guard is used to prevent nine African American students from entering Central High School in Little Rock.
  • Average Cost of new house $12,220.00
  • Average Yearly Wages $4.550.00
  • Cost of a gallon of Gas 24 cents
  • The first Nuclear Reactor plant for production of electricity begins operation in Pennsylvania
  • Federal spending was just $76.58 billion
  • The population of the U.S. was 171.98 million
  • The world's population was 2.888 billion
  • Thirteen year old Bobby Fischer becomes a chess champion
  • Humphrey Bogart dies of throat cancer at age 57.
  • The Brooklyn Dodgers move to Los Angeles
  • John Lennon and Paul McCartney meet for the very first time, as teenagers, three years before forming the Beatles.
  • The Wham-O Company produces the first Frisbee.
  • I was born on January 27th.
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Seems I've got to have a change of scene
Every night I have the strangest dreams
Imprisoned by the way it could have been
Left here on my own or so it seems
I've got to leave before I start to scream
Joe Cocker

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#459424 - 01/26/14 07:43 AM Re: 1957 [Re: Jude]
Suwanee Offline
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Thanks Jude.
How times have changed. The birth control pill was introduced 3 years later, causing birth rates to plummet----ushering in my (much smaller) Generation X. The birth rate fell from around 24/1000 women in 1957 to around 15/1000 women the year I was born.

So....

Happy birthday!

Will
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#459440 - 01/26/14 02:08 PM Re: 1957 [Re: Jude]
Chase Eric Offline
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Originally Posted By: Jude
I was born on January 27th.

That last one! Happy birthday tomorrow smile
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#459493 - 01/27/14 03:56 AM Re: 1957 [Re: Jude]
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Happy birthday Jude wink!!!
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#459498 - 01/27/14 08:43 AM Re: 1957 [Re: Jude]
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Jude - have a great day - and the best year yet!
Lee
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"Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself... And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity." - Paulo Coelho


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#459587 - 01/28/14 11:23 AM Re: 1957 [Re: Jude]
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Happy Birthday, Jude! laugh cool whistle laugh wink
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#459731 - 01/29/14 09:55 PM Re: 1957 [Re: Jude]
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Happy Day Late Birthday, Jude!!

And by November of 1957, great things were still happening… ME…!
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