What Happened on August 13, 1956

Historical Events

Don't Be Cruel

Elvis Presley releases music single "Don't Be Cruel"

  • WBIR TV channel 10 in Knoxville, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Donnan, Australian cricketer (5 Tests for Australia 1891-96), dies at 91

About August 13, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Whatever Will Be Will Be - Doris Day