What Happened on June 23, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Jimmy Durante Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • "Transfusion" by Nervous Norvous peaks at #8
  • Gamal Abdel Nasser elected president of Egypt

Famous Birthdays

  • Tony Hill, American football player

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Arlen [Dikran Kouyoumdjian], British author and scriptwriter (An American Verdict), dies at 60
  • Reinhold Glière, Russian-Soviet composer, dies at 81