A Year to Remember 1956

Australia, 1965

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Collection of newsreel footage which made up Australia’s history in 1956 - Lord and Lady Mountbatten visit Sydney - Avalanche near Mt Kosciusko - UN Secretary Dag Hammerskjold visits Canberra Hungarian refugees arrive in Australia - Suez crisis - Salk polio vaccine Lew Hoad defeats Ken Rosewall at Wimbledon - Melbourne Olympic Games opened by Duke of Edinburgh - Australia wins record number of Olympic gold medals … and much more. Rated: G

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