1957 in Singapore

The following lists events that happened during 1957 in Colony of Singapore.

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1957
in
Singapore

Decades:
See also:

IncumbentsEdit

EventsEdit

MarchEdit

  • 11 March - The second Merdeka Talks took place.[1]
  • 21 March - The Singapore Industrial Promotion Board was formed to develop various industries in colonial Singapore.[2]

AprilEdit

  • 27 April - The first Pontianak film was released, establishing the horror genre in the local film industry.[3]

JuneEdit

JulyEdit

NovemberEdit

  • 1 November - The Citizenship Ordinance in 1957 commenced with registration of Singapore citizenship.[5]
  • 3 November - The Workers' Party is launched.[6]

DecemberEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Merdeka talks - Second all-party mission to London is held". NLB. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Singapore Industrial Promotion Board is formed". NLB. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Pontianak - a pioneer horror film series". NLB. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  4. ^ "June 1957 Legislative Assembly By-election". NLB. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Singapore Citizenship Ordinance is passed". NLB. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Inauguration of the Workers' Party". NLB. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  7. ^ "City Council Election is held". NLB. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  8. ^ "Ong Eng Guan is appointed Mayor of Singapore". NLB. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  9. ^ "George Quek". NLB. Retrieved 23 July 2019.
  10. ^ "Lim Boon Keng". NLB. Retrieved 12 August 2019.