What Happened on December 13, 1956

Historical Events

Film Release

"Anastasia" comeback film for Ingrid Bergman is released in the US, role wins Bergman Academy Award for Best Actress.

Sports History

Dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000. Robinson will retire rather than be traded.

Famous Birthdays

  • Dale Berra, American baseball infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates, NY Yankees), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • Majida El Roumi, Lebanese singer, born in Kfarshima, Lebanon
  • Phil Hubbard, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1976), born in Canton, Ohio
Born in 1956

About December 13, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Just Walkin' In The Rain - Johnnie Ray