1956 in the United Kingdom

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Events from the year 1956 in the United Kingdom. The year is dominated by the Suez Crisis.

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  2. ^ "Eden's Popularity Reported Falling". Wilmington Morning Star. North Carolina. 1956-01-05. p. 10. Retrieved 2015-03-11. 
  3. ^ "Plans unveiled for homes in Barbican". On This Day. BBC. 24 January 1956. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  4. ^ Free Cinema at the BFI's Screenonline
  5. ^ a b Marshall, Prince (1972). Wheels of London. The Sunday Times Magazine ISBN 0-7230-0068-9. p. 108. 
  6. ^ "Cambridge spies' surface in Moscow". On This Day. BBC. 11 February 1956. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
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  8. ^ "Mills & Work Places". Vale and Dale Keighley. 2007. Retrieved 2011-01-19. [permanent dead link]
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  12. ^ "Manchester United Clinches First Division Soccer Title". Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. 9 April 1956. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  13. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 410–411. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  14. ^ Robertson, Patrick (1974). The Shell Book of Firsts. London: Ebury Press. p. 243. ISBN 0-7181-1279-2. 
  15. ^ "Macmillan unveils premium bond scheme". BBC News. 18 April 1956. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  16. ^ "Mystery of missing frogman deepens". On This Day. BBC. 9 May 1956. Archived from the original on 2008-01-12. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  17. ^ "Eden Loses Ground". Owosso Argus-Press. Michigan. 1956-04-27. p. 4. Retrieved 2016-02-05. 
  18. ^ "1956". The FA Cup. Archived from the original on 10 March 2010. Retrieved 2016-02-05. 
  19. ^ "Bert Trautmann". football-england.com. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  20. ^ "Minister rejects anti-smoking lobby". On This Day. BBC. 7 May 1956. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  21. ^ The Hutchinson Factfinder. Helicon. 1999. ISBN 1-85986-000-1. 
  22. ^ "Gower national park status call". BBC News. 9 May 2006. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  23. ^ "Commonwealth heads honoured". On This Day. BBC. 3 July 1956. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  24. ^ "Bute Collection for Scotland: Library Opening by The Queen". The Times (53575). London. 5 July 1956. p. 12. 
  25. ^ Weinreb, Ben; Christopher Hibbert (1995). The London Encyclopaedia. London: Macmillan. ISBN 0-333-57688-8. 
  26. ^ "Corgi History". Retrieved 2010-08-17. 
  27. ^ Warwick, Neil; Kutner, Jon; Brown, Tony (2004). The Complete Book of the British Charts: Singles and Albums (3rd ed.). London: Omnibus Press. ISBN 1-84449-058-0. 
  28. ^ "Egypt seizes Suez Canal". On This Day. BBC. 26 July 1956. Archived from the original on 14 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  29. ^ "Brothers Frank and Aldo Berni revolutionised how we ate out with their 'Temperance Bars'". Western Daily Press. Bristol. 13 May 2014. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 28 March 2015. 
  30. ^ Livingstone, Marco (1990). Pop Art: a Continuing History. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 
  31. ^ a b Cullen, Pamela V. (2006). A Stranger in Blood: the Case Files on Dr John Bodkin Adams. London: Elliott & Thompson. ISBN 1-904027-19-9. 
  32. ^ a b "France and UK considered 1950s 'merger'". The Guardian. London. 16 January 2007. Archived from the original on 19 November 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  33. ^ "Manchester United vs Anderlecht – 12 Sep 1956". Archived from the original on 10 October 2012. Retrieved 21 October 2012. 
  34. ^ Marshall, Adam (2011-09-26). "Reds' record win". Manchester United. Retrieved 2016-02-05. 
  35. ^ "Sellafield Sites, Site history". Archived from the original on 9 May 2008. Retrieved 4 December 2007. 
  36. ^ Black, Ian (11 July 2006). "Secrets and lies at the heart of Britain's Middle Eastern folly". The Guardian. Retrieved 2012-05-27. 
  37. ^ "Allied forces take control of Suez". On This Day. BBC. 6 November 1956. Archived from the original on 9 November 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  38. ^ "Motorists panic as petrol rations loom". On This Day. BBC. 29 November 1956. Archived from the original on 15 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  39. ^ "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1956". Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  40. ^ Hanley, Brian; Miller, Scott (2009). The Lost Revolution: The Story of the Official IRA and the Workers' Party. Dublin: Penguin Ireland. p. 14. 
  41. ^ "Thick fog causes death on roads". On This Day. BBC. 19 December 1956. Archived from the original on 21 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  42. ^ "Jubilation as allied troops leave Suez". On This Day. BBC. 23 December 1956. Archived from the original on 26 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  43. ^ "Tesco Plc: Overview". Archived from the original on 30 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-17. 
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  46. ^ Hagemeijer, W. J. M.; Blair, M. J. (eds.) (1997). The EBCC Atlas of European Breeding Birds. London: Poyser. ISBN 0-85661-091-7. 
  47. ^ Jeffreys, Kevin (March 2006). "Tony Crosland, The Future of Socialism and New Labour". History Review: 37–38. Retrieved 17 July 2009. 

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