What Happened on January 4, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger)
  • Barney Sumner, English rock guitarist, vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday), born in Salford
  • Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division)
  • Nels Cline, American guitarist and composer

Famous Deaths

  • Alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91