On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Rusty Wallace, American race car driver, born in Arnold, Missouri
  • Sharon Bryant, American vocalist (Atlantic Starr), born in Westchester County, New York

Famous Weddings

  • Writer Iris Murdoch (37) marries academic John Bayley (31)

Famous Deaths

  • Freiherr Constantine von Neurath, German foreign min (1932-38), dies
1956 Highlights

About August 14, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 11 months and 27 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