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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1956.
The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 1956: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1956?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1956 First international flight (to Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport - YUL) from the Atlanta Municipal Airport (ATL); now Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, and currently the world's busiest airport)
  • 02 Jun 1956 Yugoslav President Tito visits Moscow
  • 03 Jun 1956 3rd class travel on British Railways ends
  • 04 Jun 1956 Speech by USSR leader Nikita Khrushchev blasting Josef Stalin made public.
  • 05 Jun 1956 Milton Berle Show, last airs on NBC-TV
  • 06 Jun 1956 In Singapore, chief minister David Marshall resigns after the breakdown of talks about internal self-government in London.
  • 07 Jun 1956 Singapore government of Marshall resigns
  • 08 Jun 1956 Lim Yem Hock forms Singapore government
  • 09 Jun 1956 Heavy earthquake strikes Afghanistan, 400 killed
  • 10 Jun 1956 16th modern Olympiad equestrian events open in Stockholm
  • 11 Jun 1956 Start of Gal Oya riots, the first reported ethnic riots that target minority Sri Lankan Tamils in the Eastern Province. The total number of deaths is reportedly 150.
  • 13 Jun 1956 Shangri-La opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • 14 Jun 1956 New Faces of 1956 opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 221 performances
  • 15 Jun 1956 Eindhoven University of Technology is founded in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
  • 16 Jun 1956 56th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 281 at Oak Hill Country Club - New York
  • 18 Jun 1956 Last of foreign troops leaves Egypt as Brits leave Suez Canal
  • 19 Jun 1956 Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin end partnership after 16 films
  • 20 Jun 1956 Venezuelan Super Constellation crashes in NJ, 74 killed
  • 21 Jun 1956 Anti-protons detected in the atmosphere
  • 23 Jun 1956 Jimmy Durante Show, last airs on NBC-TV
  • 24 Jun 1956 Steve Allen Show, returns on NBC-TV
  • 25 Jun 1956 51 die in collision of Andrea Doria andStockholm (Cape Cod)
  • 28 Jun 1956 First atomic reactor built for private research operates in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • 29 Jun 1956 Federal interstate highway system act signed
  • 30 Jun 1956 Pipe Dream closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 245 performances

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Music charts

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Movies

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La tercera palabra

La tercera palabra

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Julián Soler

Starring: Pedro Infante, Marga López, Sara García, Prudencia Grifell

The King and I

The King and I

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson

Country: United States of America

Somebody Up There Likes Me

Somebody Up There Likes Me

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Paul Newman, Pier Angeli, Everett Sloane, Eileen Heckart

Country: United States of America

Moby Dick

Moby Dick

Release year: 1956

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Leo Genn, James Robertson Justice

Country: United States of America

Reach for the Sky

Reach for the Sky

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow, Lyndon Brook, Lee Patterson

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1956?
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The Quiet American by Graham Greene

The Quiet American

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Graham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam"I never knew a man who had better motives for all the trouble he caused," Graham Greene's narrator Fowler remarks of

Guestward Ho! by Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton

Guestward Ho!

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Guestward Ho! is told by Barbara Hooton to Patrick Dennis, the author of Auntie Mame. A story of the Barbara's often hilarious transition from upscale socialite to New Mexico dude ranch

How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler

How To Live 365 Days A Year

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One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

The Rosemary Tree by Elizabeth Goudge

The Rosemary Tree

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"It was not for her to criticize the ways of Almighty God; if He liked to go to all that trouble over the snowflakes, millions and millions of them, their intricate

A Night To Remember by Walter Lord

A Night To Remember

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The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the Titanic, in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick First published in 1955, A Night to Remember remains