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1955 in the United Kingdom

1955 in the United Kingdom:
Other years
1953 | 1954 | 1955 (1955) | 1956 | 1957
Individual countries of the United Kingdom
England | Northern Ireland | Scotland | Wales
Sport, Television and music

Events from the year 1955 in the United Kingdom. The year is marked by changes of leadership for both principal political parties.

Incumbents

Events

Undated

Publications

Births

Deaths

References

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  4. ^ "Express train crashes killing 14".  
  5. ^ "Britain's big freeze". BBC News. 24 February 1955. Retrieved 2009-12-05. 
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  7. ^ "Duncan Edwards: A prodigious talent cut down in his prime". Mirror Football.  
  8. ^ "Sir Winston Churchill resigns". BBC News. 5 April 1955. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-11. 
  9. ^ "Anthony Eden 1955". The Cabinet Papers 1915-1981. Kew:  
  10. ^ "Fleet Street papers back after strike". BBC News. 21 April 1955. Archived from the original on 22 January 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-11. 
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  13. ^ "Dr Salk promotes polio vaccine in UK". BBC News. 5 May 1955. Retrieved 2009-12-05. 
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  17. ^ "1951 General election results summary". UK Political Info. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
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  20. ^ "Moss claims first Grand Prix victory". BBC News. 17 July 1955. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-11. 
  21. ^ Contrary to his later recollection of the event. Burnett, Archie, ed. (2012). The Complete Poems of Philip Larkin. London: Faber. p. 411.  
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  23. ^ "Britain claims Rockall". BBC News. 21 September 1955. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-11. 
  24. ^ "New TV channel ends BBC monopoly". BBC News. 22 September 1955. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-11. 
  25. ^ "Baroness Sharp" (Obituaries). The Times (London). 4 September 1985. (62234), col F, p. 14.
  26. ^ "Princess Margaret cancels wedding". BBC News. 31 October 1955. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-11. 
  27. ^ Parkinson, C. Northcote (19 November 1955). "Parkinson's Law".  
  28. ^ "Attlee steps down as Labour leader". BBC News. 7 December 1955. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-11. 
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