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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 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 March 1956: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1956?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1956 The International Air Transport Association finalizes a draft of the Radiotelephony spelling alphabet for the International Civil Aviation Organization.
  • 02 Mar 1956 The British deport Archbishop Makarios from Cyprus to the Seychelles.
  • 03 Mar 1956 Morocco gains independence from France (Anniversary of throne)
  • 05 Mar 1956 King Kong, 1st televised
  • 09 Mar 1956 Weather forecasting phone line set up in London England
  • 10 Mar 1956 Peter Twiss sets new world air record 1,132 mph (1,823 kph).
  • 11 Mar 1956 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship.
  • 13 Mar 1956 Elvis Presley releases his first Gold Album titled ''Elvis Presley''.
  • 14 Mar 1956 Satchel Paige signs with the Birmingham Black Barons (Negro League)
  • 15 Mar 1956 My Fair Lady opens at Mark Hellinger Theater in New York City for 2,715 performances.
  • 16 Mar 1956 US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Tenley Albright.
  • 17 Mar 1956 8th Emmy Awards: Ed Sullivan Show, Phil Silvers Show and Lucy Ball
  • 19 Mar 1956 Biggest NBA margin of victory: Minnesota Lakers-133, Saint Louis Hawks-75.
  • 20 Mar 1956 156-day strike against Westinghouse ends
  • 21 Mar 1956 28th Academy Awards - Marty, Anna Magnani and Ernest Borgnine win
  • 22 Mar 1956 Mr Wonderful opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 383 performances
  • 23 Mar 1956 Pakistan proclaimed an Islamic Republic in Commonwealth (National Day)
  • 26 Mar 1956 Medic Alert Foundation forms
  • 27 Mar 1956 US seizes American communist newspaper Daily Worker.

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Music charts

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Movies

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Anand

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal, Ramesh Deo

Country: United States of America

The Lives of Others

The Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

Country: United States of America

Fargo

Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Country: United States of America

All the President's Men

All the President's Men

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1956?
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Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton

Love Or Perish

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Love Or Perish [Paperback] [May 26, 2012] Blanton, Smiley

What I Think by Adlai E. Stevenson

What I Think

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What I Think, by Stevenson, Adlai E.

The Edge Of The Sea by Rachel Carson

The Edge Of The Sea

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"The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place." A book to be read for pleasure as well as a practical identification guide, The Edge of the Sea introduces

Island In The Sun by Alec Waugh

Island In The Sun

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First published in 1957, this tells of Santa Marta, which to the casual visitor is a sub-tropical paradise, a small sister of Jamaica, Bermuda and Nassau, unmentioned in the colour-splashed brochures

An Episode Of Sparrows by Rumer Godden

An Episode Of Sparrows

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An emergency meeting of the Mortimer Square Garden Committee has been convened to discuss a most alarming matter: Someone has been digging in the garden and making off with buckets of dirt.