On This Day

What Happened on June 14, 1956

Historical Events

  • "New Faces of 1956" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 221 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Funk, American golfer (The Tradition 2008, 10; US Senior Open 2009), born in Takoma Park, Maryland
  • King Diamond [Kim Petersen], Danish heavy metal musician (Merciful Fate; King Diamond), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Sam Irvin, American director and producer (Guilty as Charged), born in Asheville, North Carolina

Famous Weddings

Ted Cassidy

Actor Ted Cassidy (23) weds Margaret Helen

1956 Highlights

About June 14, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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