A couple of the many things that happened in 1957:
— Elvis Presely made his last appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show; Elvis bought Graceland later in the year.
— The first Frisbee was produced.
— Eisenhower began his second term; Eisenhower suffered a stroke later in the year.
— The first S&P 500 Index was published in the U.S.
— Walter O’Malley agreed to move the Dodgers from Brooklyn to Los Angeles.
— John Lennon and Paul McCartney met.
— American Bandstand debuted.
— Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, was integrated.
— Sputnik 1 was launched.
— Leave It To Beaver premiered.
— The Inland Steel Building was completed in Chicago.
— Boeing’s 707 took flight for the first time.
— Ella Fitzgerald released four albums on Verve, including “Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Songbook” and “Porgy and Bess” with Louis Armstrong.
Corner Produce was established in Seattle’s Pike Place Market.