1957

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I received this one dollar silver certificate for change.  The following happened in 1957.

  • Wham-O Company makes the first Frisbee
  • Elvis Presley buys Graceland for $100,000 and plays on the Ed Sullivan Show
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower inaugurated as President for the second time
  • American Bandstand joins the ABC Television Network
  • The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 1 and Sputnik 2 (with the first animal to orbit the earth)
  • Leave it to Beaver premiers on CBS
  • West Side Story premiers on Broadway in New York City

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