What Happened on April 14, 1956

Historical Events

  • Ampex Corp demonstrates 1st commercial videotape recorder

Theatrical Finale

Cole Porter's final Broadway musical "Silk Stockings", loosely based on the Melchior Lengyel's "Ninotchka", closes at the Imperial Theatre, NYC, after 478 performances

Famous Weddings

Vera Miles

American actress Vera Miles (25) weds American "Tarzan" actor Gordon Scott (29), the second time for both; divorce in 1960

About April 14, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Poor People Of Paris - Winifred Atwell