On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Arkin, actor (Busting Loose, Pearl, Northern Exposure), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Cindy Nelson, American skier (Olympic bronze 1976)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Christopher Plummer (26) weds actress Tammy Grimes (22) at Cherokee Castle in Sedalia, Colorado