What Happened on January 13, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Janet Hubert-Whitten, actress (Vivian Banks-Fresh Prince of Bel Air)
  • Malcolm Foster, British rock bassist (Pretenders, 1984-89; Simple Minds, 1989-95), born in Hereford, England

Famous Deaths

  • Lyonel Feininger, German-American cartoonist and painter, dies at 84
1956 Highlights

About January 13, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley & His Comets