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The Anglo-Egyptian Condominium ends in _______________.January 1, 1956
Egyptian leader________________vows to reconquer Palestine.January 16, 1956
The film version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's ________________, starring Gordon MacRae and Shirley Jones, is released.February 16, 1956
Elvis Presley enters the United States music charts for the first time, with _______________.February 22, 1956
Norma Jean Mortenson legally changes her name to _________________February 23, 1956
96 U.S. Congressmen sign the Southern Manifesto, a protest against the 1954 Supreme Court ruling (_________________________) desegregating public education.March 12, 1956
Heavyweight boxing champion _________________ retires without losing a professional boxing match. April 27, 1956
Actress Marilyn Monroe marries playwright __________________June 29, 1956
President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Federal Aid Highway Act, creating the ______________________.June 29, 1956
At New York City's Copacabana Club, _____________________ perform their last comedy show together (their act started on July 25, 1946).July 24, 1956
72 kilometers (45 miles) south of Nantucket Island, the Italian ocean liner _______________________ sinks after colliding with the Swedish ship SS Stockholm in heavy fog, killing 5July 25, 1956
A Joint Resolution of Congress is signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, authorizing '______________' as the U.S. national motto.July 30, 1956
Artist _____________ dies after crashing his car, aged 44.August 11, 1956
__________________bans the Communist Party of GermanyAugust 17, 1956
Elvis Presley appears on ______________________for the first timeSeptember 2, 1956
____________________throws the only perfect game in World Series history .October 8, 1956
Republican incumbent Dwight D. Eisenhower defeats Democrat challenger __________________.November 6, 1956
The United States Supreme Court declares ________________________(City) laws requiring segregated buses illegal,.November 13, 1956
__________________ and his followers land in CubaDecember 2, 1956
_____________________makes his TV debut on the game show Truth or ConsequencesDecember 31, 1856

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