1959 in the United Kingdom

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1959 in the United Kingdom:
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Events from the year 1959 in the United Kingdom.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

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Births[edit]

January – February[edit]

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May – June[edit]

July – August[edit]

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November – December[edit]

Unknown dates[edit]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1959: Fog brings transport chaos". BBC News. 29 January 1959. Retrieved 2009-07-02. 
  2. ^ "1959: Macmillan and Khrushchev talk peace". BBC News. 23 February 1959. Archived from the original on 26 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-05. 
  3. ^ "1959: African activist flees to UK". BBC News. 7 March 1959. Retrieved 2009-07-02. 
  4. ^ "Cow & Gate Limited". The Times. 1 April 1959. 
  5. ^ "1959: Dame Margot Fonteyn released from jail". BBC News. 22 April 1959. Retrieved 2009-07-02. 
  6. ^ a b c d Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
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  8. ^ "June anniversaries". The BBC Story. BBC. Archived from the original on 28 January 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-03. 
  9. ^ "1959: Hovercraft marks new era in transport". BBC News. 11 June 1959. Archived from the original on 6 January 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-05. 
  10. ^ "Norwich to use postal codes – Experimenting in automation", The Times, 29 July 1959
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  12. ^ "1959: Harrods in £34m merger talks". BBC News. 22 June 1959. Retrieved 2009-07-02. 
  13. ^ "1959: Anglo-US TV debate makes history". BBC News. 31 August 1959. Archived from the original on 3 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-05. 
  14. ^ "Community pays tribute to Auchengeich mining disaster victims". Kirkintilloch Herald. 11 September 2007. Retrieved 2010-07-14. 
  15. ^ "1959: Southend Pier fire traps hundreds". BBC News. 7 October 1959. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-05. 
  16. ^ "1959: 'Supermac' leads Tories to victory". BBC News. 9 October 1959. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-05. 
  17. ^ Rees, Nigel (1987). Sayings of the Century. London: Unwin Paperbacks. ISBN 0-04-440080-2. 
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  20. ^ "The Nobel Peace Prize 1959". Retrieved 2008-02-05. 
  21. ^ The Hutchinson Factfinder. Helicon. 1999. ISBN 1-85986-000-1. 
  22. ^ Harwood, Elain (2003). England: a Guide to Post-War Listed Buildings (rev. ed.). London: Batsford. ISBN 0-7134-8818-2. 
  23. ^ "Outsider who changed the City". Management Today. 1 November 1998. Retrieved 2010-07-09. 
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