What Happened on April 30, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Jorge Chaminé, Portuguese operatic baritone, born in Porto, Portugal
  • Lars von Trier, Danish film director (Dancer in the Dark), born in Kongens Lyngby
Born in 1956

Famous Deaths

  • Alben W. Barkley, American politician (US Representative, Senator and 35th VP-D-1949-53), dies at 78
1956 Highlights

About April 30, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: No Other Love - Ronnie Hilton