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1957

09 Jan
Sir Anthony Eden resigns

10 Jan
Macmillan becomes Prime Minister

06 Mar
Ghana celebrates independence

17 Mar
BEA withdraws Viscount aircraft

01 Apr
BBC fools the nation

11 Apr
Britain agrees to Singapore self-rule

14 May
Cheers as petrol rationing ended

15 May
Britain drops its first H-bomb

31 May
Arthur Miller guilty of contempt

03 Jun
Noel Coward comes home

27 Jun
Smoking 'causes lung cancer'

20 Jul
Britons 'have never had it so good'

23 Jul
Bus dispute turns violent

03 Aug
Rahman to lead independent Malaya

31 Aug
Malaya celebrates independence

25 Sep
Troops end Little Rock school crisis

04 Sep
Homosexuality 'should not be a crime'

01 Oct
British public gets 'Asian Flu' vaccine

04 Oct
Sputnik satellite blasts into space

30 Oct
Lords to admit first women peers

03 Nov
Russians launch dog into space

08 Nov
Inquiry publishes cause of nuclear fire

09 Dec
Post Office issues Christmas warning

28 Dec
Foot-and-mouth shuts down abattoir


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