What Happened on August 21, 1956

Historical Events

  • WTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Jon Tester, American politician (Senator-D-Montana 2007-), born in Havre, Montana

Kim Cattrall (67 years old)

British Canadian actress (Mannequin, Sex and the City), born in Liverpool, England

Born in 1956

Famous Weddings

Archie Moore

Boxing champ Archie Moore (42) weds model Joan Hardy in Ensenada, Mexico

1956 Highlights

About August 21, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 1 month and 13 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