In 1956, A Loaf of Bread Cost 18 Cents
Howl and Other Poems by Allen Ginsberg is published!
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 off 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.
Elvis Presley appears on The Ed Sullivan Show.
The Price is Right game show premieres.