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These are some of the important events that happened in the U.S. during 1957:
President: Dwight D. Eisenhower
Vice President: Richard M. Nixon
U.S. Population: 171,984,130
There are 47,200,000 TV sets in use in 39,500,000 homes.
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In 1989, A Movie Ticket Cost $3.97 George H.W. Bush becomes president of the US
The largest oil spill in US history occurs after the Exxon Valdez strikes Blight Reef in Alaska's Prince William sound
In Liverpool, England a soccer stadium barrier collapses killing 94 people...
John F. Kennedy is president and Lyndon Johnson is vice president of the United States
Outgoing President Eisenhower issues warning of a "military industrial complex" developing in America
Race riots in cities throughout the United States
January 12 – Gulf War: The Congress of the United States passes a resolution authorizing the use of military force to liberate Kuwait.
January 16 – U.S. serial killer Aileen Wuornos confesses to the murders of six men.
February 5 – A Michigan...