Manchester City 3 Birmingham City 1
Directed by Jacques-Yves Cousteau & Louis Malle
d. Lew Hoad 4-6 6-2 6-3 6-3
winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was
7 games v. Brooklyn Dodgers. MVP: Don Larsen
The Hungarian Revolution of 1956 was a spontaneous nationwide revolt against the Communist government of Hungary and its Soviet-imposed policies. [wikipedia]
July 25 Italian liner collided with Swedish liner Stockholm off Nantucket Island, Mass., and sank the next day. 51 people died.
Directed by Michael Anderson for United Artists
At Royal Liverpool, Hoylake
Jacques Cousteau’s first feature length documentary of the fascinating look at what life for our marine creatures is like.
MV- 500cc John Surtees was the only man to win car and motorcycle world championships
Defeated Angela Mortimer 6-0, 12-10
Jockey - George Podmore, Trainer - E. D. Lawson, Owner - Mr & Mrs R. White, Time - 3.19.50
Prince of Monaco and American screen actress
The uprising was crushed by the Soviets
"Refrain" performed by Lys Assia. Music Géo Voumard, Lyrics Emile Gardaz
New York Yankees 2, Brooklyn Dodgers 0 Game 5 of the World Series at Yankee Stadium New York, New York -- 27 years old
Edmonton Eskimos defeated Montreal Alouettes 50-27 at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Ontario on November 24, 1956. Edmonton rushed for 456 yds and when combined with Montreal's 191 rushing yards the teams set a Grey Cup record of 647 yards rushing. This was the first Grey Cup where each touchdown was worth 6 points.
Defeated the Fort Wayne Pistons