What Happened on January 27, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

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Elvis Presley's releases the single "Heartbreak Hotel"

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
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Elvis Presley
  • NFL's NY Giants switches games from Polo Grounds to Yankee Stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Quillan, Portland Oregon, WLAF offensive coach (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Mimi Rogers, Coral Gables Fla, actress (Paper Dolls, The Rousters)

Famous Deaths

  • Erich Kleiber, Austrian conductor, dies