What Happened on April 18, 1956

Historical Events

  • Egypt & Israel agree to a cease fire

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Kathryn Holbrook, American actress (Another World), born in Fairbanks, Alaska
  • David Edwards, American golfer (US Masters 1984 3rd; 4 PGA Tour titles), born in Neosho, Missouri
  • Eric Roberts, American actor (Pope of Greenwich Village, King of Gypsies), born in Biloxi, Mississippi

John JamesJohn James (66 years old)

American actor (Jeff Colby-Dynasty), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Melody Thomas Scott, American actress (Nikki-Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Poonam Dhillon, Indian actress (Noorie), born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

American film actress Grace Kelly (26) weds Prince Rainier III of Monaco (33) in a civil ceremony at the Prince's Palace in Monaco-Ville, Monaco

1956 Highlights

About April 18, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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