What Happened on June 11, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Jamaaladeen Tacuma [Rudy McDaniel], American jazz bassist (Ornette Coleman), born in Hempstead, New York

Joe MontanaJoe Montana (66 years old)

NFL quarterback (San Francisco 49ers), born in New Eagle, Pennsylvania

Ray NaginRay Nagin (66 years old)

American politician (Mayor of New Orleans, 2002-2010), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Born in 1956

Famous Deaths

  • Corrado Alvaro, Italian writer (Poesie grigio-verdi), dies at 61
  • Frank Brangwyn, Welsh painter, muralist and cartoonist (Official War Artist First World War), dies at 89
  • Ralph Morgan [Wupperman], American actor (Creeper, Imposter, Jack London), dies at 73
1956 Highlights

About June 11, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I'll Be Home - Pat Boone