What Happened on April 12, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Bandaranaike government forms in Ceylon

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Briley, vocalist (YMCA-Village People)
  • Andy Garcia, Cuba, actor (Stand & Deliver, 8 Million Ways to Die)
  • Doris EHP Baaten, Dutch actress (Sesame Street, Fien)
  • Herbert Grönemeyer, German singer
  • Walter Salles, Brazilian filmmaker (The Motorcycle Diaries), born in Rio de Janeiro