What Happened on August 18, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Reds (8) & Cubs (2) combine to hit 10 HRs in a 9 inning game

Music release#1 in the Charts

Elvis Presley's "Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel" reaches #1

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley

Famous Birthdays

  • John Debney, American composer
  • Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz, American musician
  • Sandeep Patil, cricketer (Indian batsman Great 174 v Adelaide 1981)