Steve Hutchison (foomf) wrote,
Steve Hutchison
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In 1956 (the year you were born)

Dwight Eisenhower is president of the US

101 Southern Congressmen call for massive resistance to the Supreme Court desegregation rulings

Italian liner Andrea Doria collides with Swedish liner Stockholm and sinks of Nantucket Island

An anti-Communist revolt in Hungary is crushed by Soviet troops and tanks

Suez crisis occurs in the Middle East

Elvis Presley enters the music charts for the first time, with "Heartbreak Hotel".

Mel Gibson, Bill Maher, Joe Montana, Tom Hanks, and Larry Bird born

New York Yankees win the World Series

New York Giants win the NFL championship

Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup

Howl and Other Poems by Allen Ginsberg is published

Elvis Presley appears on The Ed Sullivan Show

The Price is Right game show premieres

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