What Happened on August 22, 1956

Historical Events

Music History

Elvis Presley begins filming "Love Me Tender" (The Reno Brothers)

Presidential Convention

US President Eisenhower and VP Richard Nixon renominated by Republican convention in San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeffrey Lloyd, South African jockey based in Australia, born in Durban, South Africa

Paul Molitor (67 years old)

American Baseball HOF infielder (7 x MLB All-Star Milwaukee Brewers; World Series MVP 1993 Toronto Blue Jays) and manager (Minnesota Twins 2015-18), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota

  • Peter Taylor, Australian cricketer (Australian off-spinner 1987-92), born in North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Born in 1956

About August 22, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 1 month and 11 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