Did You Know?The International Geophysical Year ran from July 1, 1957, to December 31, 1958. During this year the USSR launched Sputnik 1 and the USA set up NASA.
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- H.R.H Duke of Ednburgh Prince Philip
- Cyril Hinshelwood
- Richard Dimbleby
- Anthony Craxton
- Ivan Gilman
- Philip Daly
- Rex Glaser
- Tom Millet
- Executive Producer
- Aubrey E. Singer
Sun 30 Jun 1957 19:30 BBC Television Service
Consort, conservationist and champion of the young.