Kultura (no. 145) publishes Czesław Miłosz's “Letter to Polish Communists”. The Institute’s publications include Dr Zhivago by Boris Pasternak (trans. by Jerzy Stempowski) and Rodzinna Europa (Native Realm) by Czesław Miłosz.
Sale of meat on Mondays is forbidden by Ministry of Internal Trade. Richard Nixon officially visits Poland. Regal insignia returned to Poland from Canada.
Fidel Castro assumes power in Cuba. Uprising in Tibet fails, Dalai Lama flees to India. Archbishop Makarios is elected president of Cyprus. Khrushchev visits the USA.