1958: The Preston by-pass, Britain's first section of motorway (the M1, which was eight-and-a-half miles long) was officially opened by Prime Minister Harold Macmillan
In the early 1960s, gossip about Reginald Maudling, who served under Harold Macmillan
and Edward Heath, was rife in Whitehall.
Newly declassified top secret documents show that Harold Macmillan
, then Prime Minister, was strongly opposed to having American weapons William, rather than the Holy Loch in Dunoon.
January 10, 1957: Harold Macmillan
accepts the Queen's invitation to become Prime Minister following the sudden resignation of Sir Anthony Eden.
1986: Lord Stockton, the former Prime Minister Harold Macmillan
, above, dies aged 92.
famously said he would sooner take advice from his butler than the Conservative conference.
Estimates of past CPI rates suggest it was last negative when Harold Macmillan
was prime minister.
In the time we have had the NHS we have had as prime minister, Winston Churchill, Anthony Eden, Sir Harold Macmillan
, Sir Alec Douglas Home, Ted Heath, Margaret atcher, John Major and David Cameron.
was the British Prime Minister during the Kennedy Administration (1961-1963).
Married to the beautiful actress Valerie Hobson, as Secretary of State for War he was a rising star of the Tory Party, close to Prime Minister Harold Macmillan
, a favoured visitor at Buckingham Palace, and a war hero.
It looked as though Macmillan had had a hot flush in the middle of the night" Political reporter Chris Moncrieff recalling his first cabinet reshuffle, the Night of the Long Knives in 1962, when Harold Macmillan
sacked seven senior Ministers in one go.
had also become Prime Minister and when he was elevated to the House of Lords he chose Stockton for his title.