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1956Elvis Presley appears on the Ed Sullivan Show for the 1st time

1956Elvis Presley's "Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel" reaches #1

1956Bill Sharman (Boston) ends NBA free throw streak of 55 games

1956Elvis Presley releases "Don't Be Cruel"

1956Elvis Presley's releases the single "Heartbreak Hotel"

1956Syracuse fullback Jim Brown, scores NCAA record of 43 pts (vs Colgate)

1956Writers and poets Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes meet at a party in Cambridge

1956"Steve Allen Show" returns on NBC-TV

1956Jacques Cousteau's Calypso anchors in 7,500 m of water (record)

1956Elvis Presley wearing a tuxedo appears on Steve Allen Show

1956Mickey Mantle hits HR from both sides of plate for record 3rd time

1956Wilt Chamberlain's 1st collegiate basketball game (scores 52)

1956Brendan Behan's "Quare Fellow" premieres in London

1956Dick Clark's 1st appearance as host of American Bandstand

1956Mickey Mantle is 8th to hit 50 HRs in a seaon

1956Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open

1956"I Love Mickey" by Mickey Mantle & Teresa Brewer peaks at #87

1956Elvis Presley's 1st film "Love Me Tender" premieres in NYC

1956Floyd Patterson KOs Archie Moore in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1956Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open

195676th US Mens Tennis: Ken Rosewall beats Lewis Hoad (46 62 63 63)

1956Lenin's politics testament (1923) published in Moscow

1956Yankee pitcher Whitey Ford ties AL record of 6 straight strike-outs

195670th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Lew Hoad beats Ken Rosewall (6-2 4-6 7-5 6-4)

1956The Nat King Cole Show debuts on NBC, the first variety program to be hosted by an African-American

1956RCA Records reports Elvis Presley sold over 10 million records

1956Elvis Presley records "Hound Dog" & "Don't Be Cruel"

1956"Bob Hope Show" last airs on NBC-TV

1956Elvis Presley's 1st hit in Billboard's top 10: "Heartbreak Hotel"

1956Elvis Presley's 1st hit record, "Heartbreak Hotel", becomes #1

1956Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin end partnership after 16 films

1956Mickey Mantle HR just misses clearing Yankee Stadium's roof

1956Joe Cronin & Hank Greenberg inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

1956Elvis Presley records his version of "Blue Suede Shoes"

1956Bill Sharman (Boston) begins NBA free throw streak of 55 games

1956Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open

1956Dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000 Robinson retires

1956Elvis Presley's 1st appearance on National TV (Dorsey Bros Stage Show)

1956Mickey Wright wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open

1956Elvis Presley's "Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog," single goes to #1 & stays #1 for a record 11 weeks (for a single)

1956Elvis Presley's 1st entry on UK charts with "Heartbreak Hotel"

1956Nelson Mandela & 156 others arrested for political activities in S Africa

1956At Detroit's Briggs Stadium, Mickey Mantle hits 2 Billy Hoeft pitches into right center field bleachers (no else hits 1 there)

1956Fidel Castro lands with "Granma" on coast of Cuba

1956Boston Red Sox fine Ted Williams $5,000 for spitting at Boston fans

1956"Love Me Tender" with Elvis Presley premieres

1956Hank Greenberg & Joe Cronin are elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1956Elvis Presley begins filming "The Reno Brothers" (Love Me Tender)

1956Heavyweight champ, Rocky Marciano, retires undefeated from boxing

1956Mickey Mantle misses by 18" hitting 1st HR out of Yankee Stadium

1956Buddy Holly records "Blue Days Black Night" in Nashville

1956Yogi Berra becomes 4th Yank to hit a World Series grand slam

1956Elvis Presley releases "Hound Dog"

1956Yanks Mickey Mantle hits his 52nd HR of season

1956Khrushchev denounces Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference

1956Yanks Yogi Berra ties career record for HRs (236) by a catcher

1956Speech by Khrushchev criticising Stalin made public

1956 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 1
KHAS TV channel 5 in Hastings, NB (NBC) begins broadcasting 
Jan 1
KOSA TV channel 7 in Odessa, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting 
Jan 1
Sudan (Anglo-Egyptian Sudan) declares independence from Egypt & UK 
Jan 1
WREC (now WREG) TV channel 3 in Memphis, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting 
Jan 1
A new year event causes panic and stampedes at Yahiko Shrine, Yahiko, central Niigata, Japan, killing at least 124 people. 
Jan 2
Poujadists/communists win French parliamentary elections 
Jan 3
A fire damages the top part of the Eiffel Tower. 
Jan 6
KGNS TV channel 8 in Laredo, TX (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting 
Jan 6
Federal court bars former Little League Commissioner Carl Stotz from forming a rival group 
Jan 7
Vinoo Mankad scores 231 v NZ, 413 opening stand with Roy 
Jan 8
Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Conrad Aiken 
Jan 8
Elvis Presley's "Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog," single goes to #1 & stays #1 for a record 11 weeks (for a single) 
Jan 8
Operation Auca: Five U.S. missionaries are killed by the Huaorani of Ecuador shortly after making contact with them. 
Jan 9
Abigail Van Buren's "Dear Abby" column 1st appears in newspapers 
Jan 9
Samir el-Rifai forms government in Jordan 
Jan 10
Elvis records "Heartbreak Hotel" 
Jan 14
Jordan government refuses to join Pact of Baghdad 
Jan 14
Little Richard releases "Tutti Frutti" 
Jan 15
Bauer Marlene wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open 
Jan 15
D Shostakovitch appointed honorary member of Academia Santa Cecilia 
Jan 15
KWAB TV channel 4 in Big Spring, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting 
Jan 15
NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 31-30 
Jan 16
Egyptian pres Nasser pledges to reconquer Palestine 
Jan 18
German DR forms own army (National People's Army) 
Jan 19
Hoboken dedicates a plaque honoring achievements of Alexander Cartwright in organizing early baseball at Elysian Field 
Jan 20
Buddy Holly records "Blue Days Black Night" in Nashville 
Jan 21
"Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Golden NYC after 849 perfs 
Jan 21
William Shawn succeeds Harold Ross as editor of New Yorker 
Jan 22
30 die in a train crash in Los Angeles 
Jan 22
Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open 
Jan 22
Canadian Football Council forms 
Jan 24
96.5 cm precipitation at Kilauea Plantation, Hawaii (state record) 
Jan 25
96.5 cm (38.0") of rainfall, Kilauea Plantation, HI (state record) 
Jan 26
7th Winter Olympic games open in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy 
Jan 26
Hank Greenberg & Joe Cronin are elected to Baseball Hall of Fame 
Jan 26
Porkkala military base returned to Finland by USSR 
Jan 27
NFL's NY Giants switches games from Polo Grounds to Yankee Stadium 
Jan 27
Elvis Presley's releases the single "Heartbreak Hotel" 
Jan 28
Elvis Presley's 1st appearance on National TV (Dorsey Bros Stage Show) 
Jan 29
F Durrenmatt's "Der Besuch der Alten Dame," premieres in Zurich 
Jan 30
Elvis Presley records his version of "Blue Suede Shoes" 
Jan 30
KRMA TV channel 6 in Denver, CO (PBS) begins broadcasting 
Jan 30
KTXS TV channel 12 in Sweetwater-Abilene, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting 
Jan 30
Jan 31
French government of Mollet forms 
Jan 31
Juscelino Kubitschek becomes president of Brazil 
Jan 31
Guy Mollet becomes Prime Minister of France. 
Feb 1
Hague Daily Newspaper reveals war crimes of Hague mayor Schokking 
Feb 1
WSAV TV channel 3 in Savannah, GA (NBC) begins broadcasting 
Feb 2
Coasters sign with Atlantic Records 
Feb 3
Autherine Lucy admitted to University of Alabama, suspended 2/7 after a riot 
Feb 3
Toni Sailor becomes 1st Olympic skier to sweep 3 alpine events 
Feb 4
AL plans to test automatic intentional walk during spring training 
Feb 5
7th Winter Olympic games close at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy 
Feb 5
Louise Suggs wins LPGA Havana Golf Open 
Feb 5
NY Mayor Robert Wagner & Bkln Boro Pres Frank Cashmore sponsor a bill to create a $30M Brooklyn Sports Center Authority to build 
Feb 6
Chicago's Daily Defender, begins publishing 
Feb 6
French premier Guy Mollet pelted with tomatoes in Algiers 
Feb 6
University of Alabama suspends African-American Autherine Lucy on the grounds that it can no longer provide a safe environment for her 
Feb 8
Mine disaster in Quaregnon Belgium, 8 die 
Feb 9
-5°F (15°C) in Sicily 
Feb 9
KHPL (now KWNB) TV channel 6 in Hayes Center, NB (ABC) 1st broadcast 
Feb 9
R Lacoste follows Catroux as premier of Algeria 
Feb 10
"My Friend Flicka" premieres on CBS (later NBC) TV 
Feb 12
Fay Crocker wins LPGA Miami Beach Golf Open 
Feb 13
KYW-AM in Philadelphia Penn gives calls to WTAM (now WWWE) Cleveland 
Feb 14
20th Congress of CPSU opens in Moscow 
Feb 14
Indonesia withdraws from Neth Indonesian Union 
Feb 14
Verhoeven/Nauta/De King/Wijnhout win Dutch 11 city skate 
Feb 15
Urho Kekkonen appointed president of Finland 
Feb 15
Pirates & KC A's cancel an exhibition game in Birmingham Alabama, because of local ordinance barring black from playing against white 
Feb 17
Ice Dance Championship at Garmisch won by Pamela Weight/P Thomas GRB 
Feb 17
Ice Pairs Championship at Garmisch won by Schwarz & Oppelt of AUT 
Feb 17
Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Garmisch won by Carol Heiss USA 
Feb 17
Men's Figure Skating Championship in Garmisch won by H A Jenkins USA 
Feb 19
Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open 
Feb 20
WOSU TV channel 34 in Columbus, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting 
Feb 22
1st British soccer match at Kunstlicht: Portsmouth vs Newcastle United 
Feb 23
20th Congress of CPSU closes in Moscow 
Feb 25
Khrushchev denounces Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference 
Feb 26
Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open 
Feb 26
Writers and poets Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes meet at a party in Cambridge 
Feb 27
Female suffrage in Egypt 
Feb 28
13 die in a train crash in Swampscott Mass 
Feb 28
Forrester issued a patent for computer core memory 
Feb 29
Islamic Republic forms in Pakistan 
Feb 29
Pres Eisenhower announces he would seek a 2nd term 
Mar 1
The International Air Transport Association finalizes a draft of the Radiotelephony spelling alphabet for the International Civil Aviation Organization. 
Mar 2
Morocco tears up the Treaty of Fez, declares independence from France 
Mar 3
Elvis Presley's 1st hit in Billboard's top 10: "Heartbreak Hotel" 
Mar 3
Cockie Gastelaars swims world record 100 m freestyle (1:04.2) 
Mar 3
Indonesian government of Harahap resigns 
Mar 3
Morocco gains independence from France (Anniversary of throne) 
Mar 3
Manhattan Borough President Hulan Jack makes plans for a new 110,000-seat stadium to entice Giants to stay in NY 
Mar 5
"King Kong," 1st televised 
Mar 5
Mickey Wright wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open 
Mar 9
Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus arrested & exiled to Seychelles 
Mar 9
Weather forecasting phone line set up in London England 
Mar 10
General strike in Cyprus protesting exile of archbishop Makarios 
Mar 10
Peter Twiss sets new world air record 1,132 mph (1,823 kph) 
Mar 11
Louise Suggs wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship 
Mar 12
Dow Jones closes above 500 for 1st time (500.24) 
Mar 13
NZ bowl out WI for 77 at Eden Park to score their 1st Test Cricket win 
Mar 14
Satchel Paige signs with the Birmingham Black Barons (Negro League) 
Mar 15
"My Fair Lady" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 2,715 perfs 
Mar 15
Whipper Billy Watson beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA champ 
Mar 16
US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright 
Mar 16
US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Hayes A Jenkins 
Mar 17
8th Emmy Awards: Ed Sullivan Show, Phil Silvers Show & Lucy Ball win 
Mar 19
Biggest NBA margin of victory - Minn Lakers-133, St Louis Hawks-75 
Mar 20
156-day strike against Westinghouse ends 
Mar 20
E Ochab succeeds Beirut as 1st secretary of Polish CP 
Mar 20
Mount Bezymianny on Kamchatka Peninsula (USSR) explodes 
Mar 20
Tunisia gains independence from France 
Mar 20
USSR performs nuclear test 
Mar 20
Union workers ended a 156-day strike at Westinghouse Electric Corp 
Mar 21
28th Academy Awards - "Marty", Anna Magnani & Ernest Borgnine win 
Mar 22
"Mr Wonderful" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 383 performances 
Mar 22
Death penalty against KPM-director Leon Jungschlaeger 
Mar 22
Musical "Mr Wonderful" with Sammy Davis Jr premieres in NYC 
Mar 23
18th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: SF beats Iowa 83-71 
Mar 23
Pakistan proclaimed an Islamic republic in Commonwealth (Natl Day) 
Mar 23
Sudan becomes independent 
Mar 26
Medic Alert Foundation forms 
Mar 26
Red Buttons debuts on TV in Studio One 
Mar 27
French commandos land in Algeria 
Mar 27
US seizes US communist newspaper "Daily Worker" 
Mar 30
USSR performs nuclear test 
Apr 1
10th Tony Awards: Diary of Anne Frank & Damn Yankees win 
Apr 1
KPIC TV channel 4 in Roseburg, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting 
Apr 1
Violent clashes in Algeria, kills at least 380 
Apr 2
Peter Ustinovs' "Romanoff & Juliet" premieres in Manchester 
Apr 2
Soap operas "As the World Turns" & "Edge of Night" premiere on TV 
Apr 3
"Silk Stockings" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 461 performances 
Apr 3
Bulgarian vice premier Traitsjo Kostov rehabilitated 
Apr 3
German war criminals Hinrichsen/Ruhl/Siebens/Viebahn freed 
Apr 3
Hudsonville-Standale Tornado: The western half of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan is struck by a deadly F5 tornado. 
Apr 4
Enid Bagnold's "Chalk Garden" premieres in London 
Apr 5
In Sri Lanka, the Mahajana Eksath Peramuna win the general elections in a landslide and S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike is sworn in as the Prime Minister. 
Apr 6
Polish communist Gomulka freed from prison 
Apr 7
10th NBA Championship: Ph Warriors beat Ft Wayne Pistons, 4 games to 1 
Apr 7
Spain relinquishes her protectorate in Morocco 
Apr 8
20th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Burke Jr wins, shooting a 289 
Apr 8
6 marine recruits drown during exercise at Paradise Is SC 
Apr 8
M Bandaranaike's People's front wins election in Ceylon 
Apr 10
Philips broadcasts 1st Dutch color TV programs 
Apr 10
Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 1 
Apr 11
French government decides to send 200,000 reservists to Algeria 
Apr 11
Singer Nat Cole attacked on stage of Birmingham theater in racial incident 
Apr 12
Bandaranaike government forms in Ceylon 
Apr 13
KETA TV channel 13 in Oklahoma City, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting 
Apr 14
"Plain & Fancy" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 476 perfs 
Apr 14
Ampex Corp demonstrates 1st commercial videotape recorder 
Apr 15
Marlene Bauer wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open 
Apr 16
1st solar powered radios go on sale 
Apr 17
Bulgaria premier Tchervenkov resigns 
Apr 17
Premium Savings Bonds introduced in Great Britain 
Apr 17
USSR's Cominform (Parliament) dissolves 
Apr 17
Willie Mosconi sinks 150 consecutive balls in a billiard tournament 
Apr 18
Egypt & Israel agree to a cease fire 
Apr 19
1st ML baseball game in NJ, Dodgers beat Phils in Roosevelt Stadium 
Apr 19
60th Boston Marathon won by Antti Viskari of Finland in 2:14:14 
Apr 21
Elvis Presley's 1st hit record, "Heartbreak Hotel", becomes #1 
Apr 22
Patty Berg wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open 
Apr 24
AL ump Frank Umont is 1st to wear glasses in a regular season game 
Apr 25
Noel Coward's musical "South Sea Bubble" premieres in London 
Apr 26
First modern container ship, the Ideal X, leaves Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, Texas 
Apr 27
Burma Premier U Nu's Volksliga voor Vrijheid loses election 
Apr 27
Heavyweight champ, Rocky Marciano, retires undefeated from boxing 
Apr 28
Last French troop leave Vietnam 
Apr 28
Reds Frank Robinson hits his 1st of 586 HRs 
Apr 29
Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open 
Apr 29
WLUC TV channel 6 in Marquette, MI (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting 
Apr 29
WSPA TV channel 7 in G'ville-Spartanburg, SC (CBS) begins broadcasting 
Apr 29
WWBT TV channel 12 in Richmond, VA (NBC) begins broadcasting 
May 1
A doctor in Japan reports an "epidemic of an unknown disease of the central nervous system", marking the official discovery of Minamata disease. 
May 2
US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus 
May 2
US Methodist church disallows racial separation 
May 3
Frank Loesser's musical "Most Happy Fella" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 678 performances 
May 3
A new range of mountains discovered in Antarctica (2 over 13,000') 
May 4
Queen Juliana unveils National Monument to Dams in Amsterdam 
May 4
US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak 
May 5
82nd Kentucky Derby: David Erb aboard Needles wins in 2:03.4 
May 5
Broekster Boys soccer team forms in Damwoude 
May 5
Jim Bailey (US) runs mile a record 3:58.6 in LA Calif 
May 5
World championships of judo are 1st held, in Tokyo 
May 6
Gus Bell (Reds) homers off Bob Miller in both ends of a double header 
May 6
WRCB TV channel 3 in Chattanooga, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting 
May 7
Battle at Oran, Algeria, kills 300 
May 7
NY Giant Bill White, homers in his 1st at bat 
May 7
Pulitzer prize awarded to Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett 
May 8
John Osborne's "Look Back in Anger" premieres in London 
May 9
First ascent of Manaslu, the world's eighth-highest mountain. 
May 9
War Reparations and Peace Settlement between Philippines and Japan was finally signed at Malacañang Palace under Magsaysay administration. 
May 10
French government sends 50,000 reservists to Algeria 
May 10
KFSN TV channel 30 in Fresno, CA (ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting 
May 11
Pinky Lee Show last airs on NBC-TV 
May 11
Elvis Presley's 1st entry on UK charts with "Heartbreak Hotel" 
May 12
Bkln Dodger Carl Erskine's 2nd no-hitter, beats NY Giants, 3-0 
May 12
East Pakistan struck by cyclone & tidal waves 
May 13
Pachyderm Building at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens 
May 16
Egypt recognizes People's Republic of China 
May 16
Great Britain performs nuclear Test at Monte Bello Is Australia 
May 16
Kraft Theater presents an act from "Profiles in Courage" 
May 16
Laker takes 10-88 for Surrey v Australians at the Oval 
May 18
Hungarian party leader Matyas Rákosi enforces his own policy 
May 18
Mickey Mantle hits HR from both sides of plate for record 3rd time 
May 18
Queen Juliana opens Rembrandt fairs in Amsterdam 
May 19
82nd Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Fabius wins in 1:58.4 
May 19
Pirate Dale Long hits 9th-inning HR, 1st HR in 8 straight games 
May 20
Atomic fusion (thermonuclear) bomb dropped from plane-Bikini Atoll 
May 20
Jordan government of Samir resigns 
May 21
Jordan government of Said el-Mufti forms 
May 21
US explodes 1st airborne hydrogen bomb over Bikini Atoll 
May 21
WITI TV channel 6 in Milwaukee, WI (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting 
May 22
"Bob Hope Show" last airs on NBC-TV 
May 22
KRIS TV channel 6 in Corpus Christi, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting 
May 23
World Trade Center dedicated in Ferry Building, SF 
May 24
Conclusion of the Sixth Buddhist Council on Vesak Day, marking the 2,500 year anniversary after the Lord Buddha's Parinibbāna. 
May 25
Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Haurietis aquas 
May 26
A fire on board the aircraft carrier USS Bennington in Narragansett Bay, off Rhode Island, kills 103 crew 
May 26
Reds' John Klippstein, Hershel Freemman & Joe Blacks no-hitter, broken up with 2 outs in 10th & lose to Braves in 11th, 2-1 
May 27
French raid in Algiers 
May 27
US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests) 
May 28
Dale Long becomes 1st to hit HRs in 8 straight games 
May 28
Eisenhower signs farm bill allows government to store agricultural surplus 
May 29
Arnold Schoenberg's "Modern Psalm" premieres 
May 29
WESH TV channel 2 in Daytona Beach-Orlando, FL (NBC) 1st broadcast 
May 30
Bus boycott begins in Tallahassee Florida 
May 30
Mickey Mantle misses by 18" hitting 1st HR out of Yankee Stadium 
May 30
US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests) 
May 30
Indianapolis 500: Pat Flaherty wins in 3:53:28.872 (206.785 km/h) 
May 31
Mickey Mantle HR just misses clearing Yankee Stadium's roof 
Jun 2
Yugoslav president Tito visits Moscow 
Jun 3
3rd class travel on British Railways ends 
Jun 3
KGUN TV channel 9 in Tucson, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting 
Jun 3
Marlene Bauer Hagge wins LPGA Pittsburgh Golf Open 
Jun 4
Speech by Khrushchev criticising Stalin made public 
Jun 5
"Milton Berle Show" last airs on NBC-TV 
Jun 5
Fed court rules racial segregation on Montgomery buses anti-Const 
Jun 6
David Marshall, Singapore's first Chief Minister, resigns. 
Jun 7
Singapore government of Marshall resigns 
Jun 8
Lim Yem Hock forms Singapore government 
Jun 8
WDAM TV channel 7 in Laurel-Hattiesburg, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting 
Jun 9
Heavy earthquake strikes Afghanistan, 400 killed 
Jun 10
16th modern Olympiad equestrian events open in Stockholm 
Jun 10
Marlene Bauer Hagge wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament 
Jun 13
"Shangri-La" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 21 performances 
Jun 13
After 72 years, Britain gives up Suez Canal to Egyptian control 
Jun 13
Parliamentary election: Dutch Democrates 50/KVP 49 
Jun 13
Real Madrid wins 1st Europe Cup 
Jun 14
"New Faces of 1956" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 221 perfs 
Jun 16
56th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 281 at Oak Hill CC NY 
Jun 16
88th Belmont: David Erb aboard Needles wins in 2:29.8 
Jun 17
Golda Meir begins her term as Israel's foreign minister 
Jun 18
Last of foreign troops leaves Egypt as British leave Suez Canal 
Jun 19
Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin end partnership after 16 films 
Jun 20
Venezuelan Super Constellation crashes in NJ, 74 killed 
Jun 20
At Detroit's Briggs Stadium, Mickey Mantle hits 2 Billy Hoeft pitches into right center field bleachers (no else hits 1 there) 
Jun 21
Anti-protons detected in the atmosphere 
Jun 21
German DR frees almost 19,000 prisoners 
Jun 21
Oriole Connie Johnson beats WS Jack Harshman (1-0) in dual 1 hitters 
Jun 23
"Jimmy Durante Show" last airs on NBC-TV 
Jun 23
"Transfusion" by Nervous Norvous peaks at #8 
Jun 23
Gamal Abdel Nasser elected president of Egypt 
Jun 24
"Steve Allen Show" returns on NBC-TV 
Jun 24
2nd LPGA Championship won by Marlene Hagge 
Jun 24
WISC TV channel 3 in Madison, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting 
Jun 25
51 die in collision of "Andrea Doria" & "Stockholm" (Cape Cod) 
Jun 25
WKNO TV channel 10 in Memphis, TN (PBS) begins broadcasting 
Jun 27
Indians trailing Orioles 9-1 come back to win 12-11 in 11 innings 
Jun 28
1st atomic reactor built for private research operates Chicago Ill 
Jun 28
Riots break out in Poznan Poland, 38 die 
Jun 29
Charles Dumas makes 1st high jump over 7' (2.13 m)-LA, Calif 
Jun 29
US Federal interstate highway system act signed 
Jun 29
Dutch PM Drees refuses resignation of queen Juliana (Greet Hofmans) 
Jun 30
"Pipe Dream" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 245 performances 
Jun 30
"Shangri-La" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 21 performances 
Jun 30
Lenin's politics testament (1923) published in Moscow 
Jun 30
United DC-7 & TWA collide over Grand Canyon killing 128 
Jul 1
Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Western Golf Open 
Jul 1
Elvis Presley wearing a tuxedo appears on Steve Allen Show 
Jul 1
Ibrahim Hashiroe succeeds Said el-Moefti as premier of Jordan 
Jul 2
Elvis Presley records "Hound Dog" & "Don't Be Cruel" 
Jul 2
US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests) 
Jul 4
Independence National Historical Park forms in Philadelphia 
Jul 4
US most intense rain fall (1.23" in 1 minute) at Unionville Maryland 
Jul 5
France raises tobacco tax 20% due to war in Algeria 
Jul 6
70th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Lew Hoad beats Ken Rosewall (6-2 4-6 7-5 6-4) 
Jul 6
85th British Golf Open: Peter Thomson shoots a 286 at Hoylake England 
Jul 6
Ford Frick inaugurates Cy Young Award, to honor to outstanding pitcher 
Jul 6
Indians' Jim Busby hits a grand slam in two consecutive at bats 
Jul 7
63rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Shirley Fry beats Angela Buxton (63 61) 
Jul 7
Douglas Moore/John Latouche' opera "Ballad of Baby Doe," premieres 
Jul 7
Fritz Moravec reaches the peak of Gasherbrum II (8,035 m). 
Jul 8
Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Syracuse Golf Open 
Jul 8
US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak 
Jul 9
Dick Clark's 1st appearance as host of American Bandstand 
Jul 10
23rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-3 at Griffith Stadium, Wash DC 
Jul 10
650,000 US steel workers go on strike 
Jul 10
US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island 
Jul 10
Solomon Kalushi Mahlangu, Mamelodi, east of Pretoria, South Africa, a soldier of Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), the armed wing of the ANC 
Jul 13
WCBI TV channel 4 in Columbus, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting 
Jul 14
Boston Red Sox Mel Parnell no-hits Chicago White Sox, 4-0 
Jul 15
Beverly Hanson/Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Hot Springs Golf Invitational 
Jul 15
Iharos runs world record 10k (28:42.8) 
Jul 16
Detroit Tigers & Briggs Stadium sold for then record $5.5 million 
Jul 16
Karelo-Finnish SSR becomes part of Russian SFSR 
Jul 16
King Faisal of Iraq begins visit to England 
Jul 16
Last Ringling Bros, Barnum & Bailey Circus under a canvas tent 
Jul 18
Erno Gero succeeds Matyas Rákosi as party leader of Hungary 
Jul 19
US refuse to lend Egypt money to build Aswan Dam 
Jul 20
France recognizes Tunisian independence 
Jul 20
Great Britain refuses to lend Egypt money to build Aswan Dam 
Jul 20
US performs atmospheric nuclear Test at Bikini Island 
Jul 20
Yankee pitcher Whitey Ford ties AL record of 6 straight strike-outs 
Jul 21
Cin Red pitcher Brooks Lawrence loses after 13 straight wins 
Jul 21
US performs atmospheric nuclear Test at Enwetak 
Jul 23
Bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph 
Jul 23
Joe Cronin & Hank Greenberg inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame 
Jul 23
The Loi Cadre is passed by the French Republic in order to order French overseas territory affairs. 
Jul 24
Brendan Behan's "Quare Fellow" premieres in London 
Jul 24
Dodgers lose to the Reds, 2-1, playing in Jesey City 
Jul 25
38th PGA Championship: Jack Burke at Blue Hill CC Boston 
Jul 25
Italian liner Andrea Doria sinks after colliding with the Stockholm 
Jul 25
Jordan attacks UN Palestine force 
Jul 26
Egypt seizes Suez Canal 
Jul 27
Jim Laker takes 9-37 in Australia's 1st innings at Manchester 
Jul 29
11th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Kathy Cornelius 
Jul 29
Jacques Cousteau's Calypso anchors in 7,500 m of water (record) 
Jul 29
WCKT (now WSVN) TV channel 7 in Miami, FL (IND) begins broadcasting 
Jul 30
US motto "In God We Trust" authorized 
Jul 31
Laker takes 10-53 in Australia's 2nd innings, 19-90 for match 
Aug 1
KRCR TV channel 7 in Redding-Chico, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting 
Aug 3
Willie Williams of US sets 100 meter record at 10.1 
Aug 4
1st motorcycle rode over 200 mph (Wilhelm Herz-210 mph/338 kph) 
Aug 4
Elvis Presley releases "Hound Dog" 
Aug 4
Indonesia says it will not pay debts to the Netherlands 
Aug 5
KUAM TV channel 8 in Agana, GU (CBS/ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting 
Aug 5
Louise Suggs wins LPGA All American Golf Open 
Aug 5
WCYB TV channel 5 in Bristol-Kingsport, VA (NBC) begins broadcasting 
Aug 6
After going bankrupt in 1955, the American broadcaster DuMont Television Network makes its final broadcast, a boxing match from St. Nicholas Arena. 
Aug 7
Boston Red Sox fine Ted Williams $5,000 for spitting at Boston fans 
Aug 7
British government sends 3 aircraft carriers to Egypt 
Aug 7
Dynamite transport explodes in Colombia; about 1200 die 
Aug 8
Fire & explosion kill 263 miners at Marcinelle, Belgium 
Aug 8
WDIQ (now KMCT) TV channel 2 in Dozier, AL (PBS) begins 
Aug 9
1st state-wide state-supported educational TV network, Alabama 
Aug 9
South African women demonstrate against pass laws 
Aug 10
23rd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Cleveland 26, All-Stars 0 (75,000) 
Aug 11
1st flight 4-motor Cessna 620 
Aug 11
Elvis Presley releases "Don't Be Cruel" 
Aug 12
KOTI TV channel 2 in Klamath Falls, OR (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting 
Aug 12
Marlene Bauer Hagge wins LPGA World Golf Championship 
Aug 13
WBIR TV channel 10 in Knoxville, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting 
Aug 16
Adlai E Stevenson nominated as US Democratic presidential candidate 
Aug 16
Indians' Rocky Colavito hits his 1st grand slam, Cleveland 5, Tigers 4 
Aug 17
Federal Constitutional Court bans the Communist Party of Germany (KPD) in West Germany 
Aug 17
One of the largest demonstrations in South Africa's history, 20,000 women marched to Pretoria's Union Buildings to present petition against carrying of passes by women to the Prime Minister 
Aug 18
Cin Reds (8) & Cubs (2) combine to hit 10 HRs in a 9 inning game 
Aug 18
Elvis Presley's "Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel" reaches #1 
Aug 19
Fay Crocker wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open 
Aug 20
Republicans convene at Cow Palace 
Aug 21
WTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting 
Aug 22
Elvis Presley begins filming "The Reno Brothers" (Love Me Tender) 
Aug 22
Pres Eisenhower & VP Nixon renominated by Rep convention in SF 
Aug 24
1st non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC 
Aug 25
To make room for Enos Slaughter, NY Yanks release Phil Rizzuto 
Aug 26
KREY TV channel 10 in Montrose, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting 
Aug 26
Marlene Bauer wins LPGA Denver Golf Open 
Aug 26
Yankees announce purchase of outfielder Enos Slaughter from KC 
Aug 27
Curt Robert of Columbus (Intl League) hits 4 HRs in 7 inning game 
Aug 28
England retain cricket Ashes, Jim Laker 46 wickets in the series 
Aug 29
French government routes troops to Cyprus near Suez crisis 
Aug 30
USSR performs nuclear test (atmospheric tests) 
Aug 30
White mob prevents enrollment of blacks at Mansfield High School, Texas 
Aug 30
Lake Pontchartrain Causeway opens. 
Sep 1
Indian state of Tripura becomes a territory 
Sep 1
KELP (now KCOS) TV channel 13 in El Paso, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting 
Sep 2
Collapse of a rail bridge under a train kills 120 (India) 
Sep 2
Orioles trailing Red Sox 8-0 come back to win 11-10 in 9 innings 
Sep 2
Washington-Jackson cable line replaced by bus service 
Sep 3
Tanks are deployed against racist demonstrators in Clinton, Tennessee 
Sep 4
The IBM RAMAC 305 is introduced, the first commercial computer that used magnetic disk storage. 
Sep 5
20 die in a train crash in Springer NM 
Sep 7
Bell X-2 sets Unofficial manned aircraft altitude record 126,000'+ 
Sep 8
Harry Belafonte's album "Calypso," goes to #1 & stays #1 for 31 weeks 
Sep 9
70th US Womens Tennis: Shirley J Fry beats Althea Gibson (63 64) 
Sep 9
76th US Mens Tennis: Ken Rosewall beats Lewis Hoad (46 62 63 63) 
Sep 9
African Party for Liberation of Guinea-Bissau & Cape Verde forms 
Sep 9
Elvis Presley appears on the Ed Sullivan Show for the 1st time 
Sep 10
Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga, Australia 
Sep 10
Louisville Ky public schools integrates 
Sep 10
WSYE (now WETM) TV chan 18 in Elmira-Corning, NY (NBC) 1st broadcast 
Sep 11
Cin Red Frank Robinson ties rookie record with his 38th HR 
Sep 11
Vladimir Kuts runs world record 10k (28:42.8) 
Sep 11
Yanks Yogi Berra ties career record for HRs (236) by a catcher 
Sep 12
Black students enter & are barred from Clay Ky elementary school 
Sep 13
Dike around Dutch polder Eastern Flevoland closes 
Sep 13
Stravinsky's "Canticum Sacrum," premieres in Venice 
Sep 13
IBM introduces the first computer disk storage unit, the RAMAC 305. 
Sep 14
1st prefrontal lobotomy performed, Washington DC 
Sep 16
Marlene Bauer wins LPGA Clock Golf Open 
Sep 17
Black students enter Clay Ky elementary school 
Sep 17
Yanks clinch pennant #22 on Mantle's 50th homer of year 
Sep 17
Television is first broadcast in Australia. 
Sep 18
Mickey Mantle is 8th to hit 50 HRs in a seaon 
Sep 19
1st international conference of black writers & artists meets (Sorbonne) 
Sep 21
Yanks set dubious record, stranding 20 men on base Mantle hits a 500' plus homer but Red Sox win 13-9 in Fenway 
Sep 25
First transatlantic telephone cable goes into operation (Newfoundland-Oban) 
Sep 25
Brooklyn Dodger Sal Maglie no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 5-0 
Sep 28
"Johnny Carson Show" TV Variety last airs on CBS-TV 
Sep 28
RCA Records reports Elvis Presley sold over 10 million records 
Sep 29
"I Love Mickey" by Mickey Mantle & Teresa Brewer peaks at #87 
Sep 29
"Oh! Susanna" debuts on CBS-TV 
Sep 29
Yanks Mickey Mantle hits his 52nd HR of season 
Sep 30
Phillies Robin Roberts gives up a major league record 46th HR 
Sep 30
White Sox Jim Derrington, 16, is youngest to start a game (he loses) 
Oct 1
Johnny Heckmann rides 7 winners at Chicago Hawthorne Horse track 
Oct 1
Zestienhoven airport at Rotterdam official opens 
Oct 2
1st atomic power clock exhibited-NYC 
Oct 3
Sal Maglie & Dodgers defeat Yanks 6-3 in opening game of World Series 
Oct 4
Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia 
Oct 5
Yogi Berra becomes 4th Yank to hit a World Series grand slam 
Oct 6
Dmitri Shostakovitch's 6th Iron quartet premieres in Leningrad 
Oct 6
Dr Albert Sabin discovers oral polio vaccine 
Oct 7
Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Heart of America Golf Open 
Oct 8
Don Larsen, NY, pitches only perfect World Series game, vs Brooklyn 
Oct 9
10th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 1-1 at Montreal 
Oct 10
Fazal Mahmood takes 13-114 for match v Aus, Karachi 
Oct 10
On Skowron's grand slammer NY Yanks beat Dodgers 9-0 in series game 7 
Oct 11
1st Pakistan v Australia Test 95 runs scored on 1st day 
Oct 11
Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia 
Oct 11
AL Pres Will Harridge bars Wash Senators move to West Coast, unless unanimously approved by the other AL owners 
Oct 12
Marga Klompe becomes first Dutch women elected minister 
Oct 13
WAGM TV channel 8 in Presque Isle, ME (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins 
Oct 14
Charles Ives' overture "Robert Browning" premieres in NYC 
Oct 14
Patty Berg wins LPGA Arkansas Golf Open 
Oct 15
Pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8) 
Oct 15
William J Brennan Jr appointed to US Supreme Court 
Oct 15
Yankees Enos Slaughter scores from 1st on a single in World Series 
Oct 16
"Love Me Tender" with Elvis Presley premieres 
Oct 16
William J Brennan Jr becomes a Supreme Court Justice 
Oct 17
England's 1st large scale nuclear power station opens 
Oct 17
Pakistan defeat Australia by nine wickets at 1st attempt 
Oct 20
58°F (15°C), Esperanza Station, Antarctica (Antarctic record high) 
Oct 20
Hannes Lindemann begins journey across Atlantic in a 17' craft 
Oct 21
Betty Dodd wins LPGA Lawton Golf Open 
Oct 22
France intercept Moroccan plane, arrest Ben Bella 
Oct 22
Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia 
Oct 22
A concrete girder weighing 200 tons kills 48 in Karachi, Pakistan. 
Oct 23
First video recording on magnetic tape televised coast-to-coast 
Oct 23
Revolt against Stalinist policies begins in Hungary 
Oct 23
Thousands of Hungarians protest against the government and Soviet occupation. (The Hungarian Revolution is crushed on November 4). 
Oct 24
Margaret Towner becomes first woman to be ordained into the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America (PCUSA) 
Oct 24
AP names Cin manager Birdie Tebbets as NL Manager of the Year 
Oct 24
Soviet troops invade Hungary, Imre Nagy becomes PM of Hungary 
Oct 25
White Sox manager Marty Marion resigns. AL Lopez replaces him 
Oct 26
UN's International Atomic Energy Agency statute approved 
Oct 26
Vietnam promulgates its constitution 
Oct 28
Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Luctuosissimi eventus 
Oct 29
Chet Huntley & David Brinkley, NBC News, team up 
Oct 29
International zone of Tangier returns to Morocco 
Oct 29
Israeli paratroopers drop into Sinai to open Straits of Tiran 
Oct 30
Israel captures Egyptian military post at El-Thamad 
Oct 30
Dodgers sell Ebbets Field to a real estate group. They agree to stay until 1959, with an option to stay until 1961 
Oct 31
Rear Adm GJ Dufek becomes 1st American to land an airplane at South Pole 
Oct 31
Britain & France begin to bomb Egypt to reopen Suez Canal 
Oct 31
Brooklyn, NY ends streetcar service 
Nov 1
Delhi becomes a territory of Indian union 
Nov 1
Indian state of Madhya Pradesh forms 
Nov 1
Indian states of Punjab, Patiala & PEPSU merge as Punjab protection 
Nov 1
Nagy government of Hungary withdraws from Warsaw Pact 
Nov 1
Nobel for physics awarded to Shockley, Brattain & Bardeen 
Nov 1
Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Laetamur admodum 
Nov 1
Formation of Kerala state in India. 
Nov 2
Hungary appeals for UN assistance against Soviet invasion 
Nov 2
Israel captures Gaza & Sheham 
Nov 3
"Wizard of Oz" 1st televised (CBS-TV) 
Nov 4
200,000 Russian troops attack anti-Soviet movement in Budapest, Hungary 
Nov 4
Israel captures Straits of Tiran & reach Suez Canal Egypt 
Nov 5
Britain & France land forces in Egypt in reaction to seizure of Suez Canal 
Nov 5
Dutch Communist Party office of Felix Meritis seized 
Nov 5
Israel liberates Sharm-el-Sheikh, reopening Gulf of Aqaba 
Nov 5
Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Datis nuperrime 
Nov 5
The Nat King Cole Show debuts on NBC, the first variety program to be hosted by an African-American 
Nov 6
Holland & Spain withdraw from Olympics in protest against Soviets in Hungary 
Nov 6
US Pres Eisenhower (R) re-elected defeating Adlai E Stevenson (D) 
Nov 8
UN demands USSR leave Hungary 
Nov 9
Lou Thesz beats Whipper Billy Watson in St Louis, to become NWA champ 
Nov 10
Gene de Paul/John Meyer's musical "Li'l Abner" premieres in NYC 
Nov 12
Largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, 1st sighted 
Nov 13
US Supreme court rules race separation on buses in Alabama unconstitutional 
Nov 14
Hungarian revolt put down by Soviet invasion 
Nov 15
"Li'l Abner" opens at St James Theater NYC for 693 performances 
Nov 15
Elvis Presley's 1st film "Love Me Tender" premieres in NYC 
Nov 17
Syracuse fullback Jim Brown, scores NCAA record of 43 pts (vs Colgate) 
Nov 17
USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test 
Nov 18
Morocco gains independence 
Nov 21
Don Newcombe, wins NL MVP & 1st-ever Cy Young Award 
Nov 22
16th modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne 
Nov 22
Bill Sharman (Boston) begins NBA free throw streak of 55 games 
Nov 24
"Pajama Game" closes at St James Theater NYC after 1063 performances 
Nov 24
44th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 50-27 
Nov 26
"The Price Is Right" debuts on NBC 
Nov 26
USSR single sculls winner Vyacheslav Ivanov wins Olympic gold medal in his excitement he jumps for joy, & loses his medal, it sinks 
Nov 27
F Goodrich and A Hackett's "Diary of Anne Frank" premieres in Netherlands 
Nov 28
Photography begins on "... & God Created Women" 
Nov 29
"Bells Are Ringing" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 925 performances 
Nov 30
1st use of videotape on TV (Douglas Edwards & the News) 
Nov 30
Floyd Patterson KOs Archie Moore in 5 for heavyweight boxing title 
Dec 1
"Candide" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 73 performances 
Dec 1
Alain Mimoun wins 13th Olympics marathon (2:25:00.0) 
Dec 1
Frank Robinson (NL) & Luis Aparicio (AL) voted Rookie of the Year 
Dec 1
Indonesian VP Mohammed Hatta resigns 
Dec 2
Fidel Castro lands with "Granma" on coast of Cuba 
Dec 3
Bitain and France pull troops out of Egypt 
Dec 3
KFSA (now KFSM) TV channel 5 in Ft Smith, AR (CBS) 1st broadcast 
Dec 3
Wilt Chamberlain's 1st collegiate basketball game (scores 52) 
Dec 4
22nd Heisman Trophy Award: Paul Hornung, Notre Dame (QB) 
Dec 5
Thornton Wilder's "Matchmaker" premieres in NYC 
Dec 6
"Happy Hunting" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 413 performances 
Dec 6
Nelson Mandela & 156 others arrested for political activities in S Africa 
Dec 7
Helen O'Connell joins Today Show panel 
Dec 8
16th Olympic games close at Melbourne, Australia 
Dec 8
1st test firing of Vanguard satellite program, TV-0 
Dec 8
Guy Mitchell's "Singing the Blues," single goes #1 for 10 weeks 
Dec 10
Establishment of MPLA in Angola 
Dec 11
Anti-Russian demonstrates in Stettin & Wroclaw Poland 
Dec 12
Commencement of the Irish Republican Army's Border Campaign. 
Dec 13
Dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000 Robinson retires 
Dec 14
Paul-Henri Spaak appointed secretary-general of NATO 
Dec 15
Emergency crisis in North Ireland proclaimed after IRA strikes 
Dec 15
KGW TV channel 8 in Portland, OR (NBC) begins broadcasting 
Dec 15
WRAL TV channel 5 in Raleigh-Durham, NC (CBS) begins broadcasting 
Dec 16
"Fanny" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 888 performances 
Dec 18
"To Tell the Truth" debuts on CBS-TV 
Dec 18
Israeli flag hoisted on Mount Sinai 
Dec 18
Japan admitted to UN 
Dec 18
Phil Rizzuto signs as NY Yankee radio-TV announcer 
Dec 20
Military coup under colonel Simbolon in Sumatra 
Dec 20
Montgomery, Ala, removed race-based seat assignments on its buses 
Dec 22
"New Faces of 1956" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 221 perfs 
Dec 22
Last British/French troops leave Egypt 
Dec 22
Colo is born, the first gorilla to be bred in captivity at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Columbus Ohio 
Dec 24
"I Love Lucy" Christmas show airs, never put in syndication 
Dec 24
Ferdinand de Lesseps statue blown up in Port Said Egypt 
Dec 27
45th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Adelaide (5-0) 
Dec 27
Bill Sharman (Boston) ends NBA free throw streak of 55 games 
Dec 28
Miss Frances [Horwich], last Ding Dong School on NBC-TV 
Dec 30
NY Giants beat Chicago Bears 47-7 in NFL championship game 
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