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Articles and events specifically related to the year 1956.

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Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games - Olympic Flame & Opening Ceremony

Check out the brandnew Olympic Channel: http://go.olympic.org/watch?p=yt We head to the Melbourne Cricket Ground for part 1 of the official film of the 1956 ...

1956 Olympics gymnastics men & women

Highlights of the 1956 gymnastics competition at the 1956 Olympics. Viktor Chukarin, Boris Shakhlin, Albert Azaryan, Abie Grossfeld, Takeshi Ono, Larisa ...

Sweden at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Sweden competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, with the exception of the equestrian events, which could not be held in Australia due ...

6th December 1956: USSR and Hungary 'Blood in the Water' Olympic match

On the 6th December 1956, the “Blood in the Water” water polo match took place between the USSR and Hungary. A semi-final in the 1956 Melbourne Summer ...

Yugoslavia at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Athletes from the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia.35 competitors, 32 men and 3 ...

Melbourne 1956 Official Olympic Film - Part 2 | Olympic History

Check out the brandnew Olympic Channel: http://go.olympic.org/watch?p=yt In the second part of the official film of the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games we see ...

Norway at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Norway competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden .22 competitors, 19 men and 3 women, took part in 18 events ...

Austria at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Austria competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden .29 competitors, 24 men and 5 women, took part in 33 events ...

Philippines at the 1956 Summer Olympics

The Philippines competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia.39 competitors, 35 men and 4 women, took part in 30 events in 7 sports.

1956 Melbourne Olympics: Sir Robert Menzies' home movie

Sir Robert Menzies (1894 – 1978) was Australia's longest serving Prime Minister. He was also a keen filmmaker. This footage from the 1956 Melbourne ...

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