What Happened on January 27, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Single

"Heartbreak Hotel" single released by Elvis Presley, his first million-selling single

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • NFL's NY Giants switches games from Polo Grounds to Yankee Stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Quillan, WLAF offensive coach (Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Mimi Rogers, actress (Paper Dolls, The Rousters), born in Coral Gables, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Erich Kleiber, Austrian conductor, dies