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African American tennis star, Althea Gibson, wins Wimbledon, defeating Darlene Hard, 6-3, 6-2, on July 6, 1957.

Tennis star,Althea Gibson, from New York City, USA, is seen in the final seconds of her contest with Darlene Hard, in the Ladies' singles final at Wimbleton, England,on July 6, 1957. She is the first African American to win at Wimbleton. After shaking hands with Hard, she is seen receiving the ladies' Wimbleton tropy "Rosewater Dish," from Queen Elizabeth, II. Althea Gibson displays the sterling silver salver, as she poses next to Darlene Hard.

Date: 1957, July 6
Duration: 30 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip review the Household Guards during the Martial Pageantry in the United Kingdom.

Traditional Martial Pageantry for Queen Elizabeth's 31st birthday in the United Kingdom. Gaurds lined up during the Traditional Martial Pageantry for Queen Elizabeth's 31st birthday. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip dressed in full uniform on a horseback as he review the Household Guards. Queen salutes the Guards as they march past. The Royal family wave from a balcony.

Date: 1957, June 17
Duration: 1 min 20 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan gives speech at 10 Downing Street, London, United Kingdom.

British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan arrives at 10 Dowing Street, London, United Kingdom. Mr Harold talks about how Britain is faced with a difficult task. He also states that the task would require strength and courage on behalf of all Britons. The Prime Minister requests the British people to be more understanding. He is confident that the people will lend their support and goodwill irrespective of their parties or beliefs at such a time of need.

Date: 1957
Duration: 56 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
New 1957 cars are displayed at the 42nd National Automobile Show in New York.

The 42nd National Automobile Show at the New York Coliseum, December 8-16, 1956. A sign above an escalator at the entrance reads 'National Automobile Show'. A model wearing a swimsuit seated on the hood of a 1957 Desoto convertible. Two women seated in a 1957 Chrysler 300C. Aerial view of the Buick exhibit, with the 1957 Buick Roadmaster Convertible prominently displayed. An executive version of the 1957 Cadillac features a typewriter in the back seat and a record player in the front dash. Auto executives gathered at a display featuring a row of steering wheels. President of Chrysler L. L Colbert hails the future in a statement..

Date: 1956, December 10
Duration: 1 min 45 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Space and aeronautics events in 1957 including Sputnik 2 launch with dog Laika, U.S. Vanguard rocket, and NATO missile diplomacy

Major "space race" and defense events of the year 1957. Laika, Soviet space dog prepared for the space flight. Laika takes off in Sputnik 2 in Soviet Union. An animation shows the spacecraft in outer space. In United States, Space Race efforts to launch a small "grapefruit" satellite on Vanguard TV-3 test rocket meet in failure as the rocket explodes at take off on December 6, 1957. View of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. President Dwight D Eisenhower arrives in Paris, France to talk about the development of missiles with other NATO leaders. The French Prime Minister Felix Gaillard with President Eisenhower. View of Atlas missile SM-65A Serial 12A launched successfully from Cape Canaveral pad LC-14 in Florida, United States, on December 17, 1957.

Date: 1957, December 23
Duration: 1 min 44 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Major competition events in women's diving and in water skiing, during 1957, in the United States.

Women's diving finalists are seen performing platform dives at AAU meet in Houston,Texas, on August 16,1957. Paula Jean ("PJ") Myers wins the gold medal. (Narrator notes she won the gold medals in every AAU meet held in 1957). Myers is seen putting on her sweatshirt after a dive. Scene shifts to Florida, where several expert Water skiers,including an Italian woman, display tricks during World Water Skiing Championship tournament at Cypress Gardens, Florida, on September 17, 1957. Winner of the Tournament's trick skiing event, Mike Amsbury, of California, is seen performing in the final sequence.

Date: 1957, August 16
Duration: 1 min 3 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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