August 13, 2022

Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century Decades: 1910s - 1920s - 1930s - 1940s - 1950s - 1960s - 1970s - 1980s - 1990s - 2000s years - 2010s Years: 1959 – 1960 – 1961 – 1962 – 1963 – 1964 – 1965 – 1966 – 1967 – 1968 – 1969


January 31 – The informative science news channel, Delta, is broadcast for the first time on Hungarian Television. March 5 – The Czechoslovak National Assembly adopts the Civil Code. March 8 - Inauguration of Archbishop Karol Wojtyła in Wawel. March 27 - The so-called Good Friday earthquake off the southern coast of Alaska. March 31 - After Brazilian President João Goulart announces his comprehensive nationalization program at a rally in Rio, the army rebels against him. (Two days later he flees to neighboring Uruguay.) April 17–20 – The trial of one of the people responsible for the Czechoslovak concept trials, former Minister of the Interior Rudolf Barák, who is sentenced to 15 years in prison on charges of unlawful procedure. April 22 - In New York City, at the opening of the New York World's Fair, some young people protesting the Vietnam War and holding a sit-in strike are called hippies for the first time on American TV, the term then becomes popular. May 28 – The Palestinian National Congress establishes the PLO in Jerusalem. June 14 - The "most successful" National Assembly elections in Czechoslovakia, where 99.99% of voters vote for the candidates of the National Front. July 31 - Beginning of the Tonkin incident. August 1 - Manlio Brosio is the new NATO Secretary General. August 10 – Queen Sálima Masamba of Mohéli is laid to rest in the church of Szent Hilár in Pesmes, France. September 11–16 – Tito is negotiating in Budapest. September 20–23 - Ethiopian Emperor Haile Szelassié I is in Hungary on an official visit. September 17 – Yugoslav cooperation agreement with the KGST. October 6 – Kozmosz-47 is launched. (This was the unmanned main test of the Voskhod space troika. The spacecraft successfully landed the next day in the pre-specified territory of the Soviet Union.) October 11 – János Kádár travels to Poland for a one-week visit at the head of the Hungarian party and government delegation. (He will return home on October 18.) October 12 The Soviet Voshod-1 spacecraft is launched from Baikonur. The Presidium of the Central Committee of the CPSU meets in Moscow - in the absence of Nikita Khrushchev - where Mikhail Suslov, the main ideologist of the party, Alexander Selepin, the first deputy of the chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union, and Nikolai Ignatov, the chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the Russian Soviet Socialist Federal Republic, represent Khrushchev in all his positions. they recommend his release, and Khrushchev, who was vacationing in Picunda in Abkhazia at the time, is encouraged to interrupt his freedom with an official pretext. October 13 – Khrushchev arrives in Moscow, and an extended meeting of the Presidium of the Central Committee of the CPSU begins, at which Khrushchev also appears, when, with the exception of Head of State Anastas Mikoyan, the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the Soviet Union, they get into a heated argument against Khrushchev and want him to leave. (Although Khrushchev found out about the conspiracy against him, mocked as a small October revolution, he did nothing against it, nevertheless, he was surprised by the violent reaction, and at first, fighting back, he did not accept that he would leave power of his own free will, but in the evening he changed his mind and accepted to the decision of the plenum.) October 14 - The Presidium of the Central Committee of the CPSU turns to the Central Committee of the CPSU with the request that Khrushchev "due to his old age and deteriorating health