What Happened on June 19, 1956

Historical Events

Music History

Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin end partnership after 10 years, and 16 films

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Stone, American country music singer ("I'd Be Better Off (In a Pine Box)"), born in Marietta, Georgia
Born in 1956

Famous Deaths

  • (Luise) "Lulu" von Strauss und Torney, German poet (Erde der Väter - Our Forefathers' Soil), and novelist (Der jüngste Tag - Judgment Day), dies at 82

Thomas J. Watson (1874-1956)

American businessman (Chairman and CEO of IBM, 1914-56), dies at 87

1956 Highlights

About June 19, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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