Cardinal József Mindszenty was freed during the Hungarian Revolution in Budapest. A number of Hungarian patriots from a Honvédség unit walked into his prison cell. The commander announced: "Father, the Primate is free".
Steven Bognar has won an Academy Award in the Best Documentary Feature category with Julia Reichert for American Factory
Polish economy grew by 4.0 percent in 2019 according to estimates from Statistics Poland, which was 0.2 percentage points lower than the expectations of analysts, who put the drop down to consumers spending less and saving more. “The economy will grow by at least 3.7 percent,” in 2020, the Polish Finance Minister Tadeusz Kościński said, describing himself as “an optimist.’”
This year will mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Warsaw, also known as the Miracle of the Vistula, which was Poland’s most decisive victory over the Red Army during the Polish–Soviet War of 1919–20.