Budapest, Hungary declares lomtalanítás or “get-rid-of-junk” days where residents pile mountains of trash in the streets. Scavengers, scrappers, and collectors sift through the piles before sanitation workers clean it all up.
In 2006 a secret speech by the Hungarian Prime Minister was leaked in which he admitted that they lied all the time during their term and didn’t do anything useful. It provoked nationwide protests including a siege of the Hungarian Television building.
A Catholic Priest wanted by the communists lived inside the US embassy in Communist Hungary for 15 years.