On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1956

Historical Events

  • 3rd class travel on British Railways ends
  • KGUN TV channel 9 in Tucson, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Wilde [Thomas], American rock singer-songwriter (The Rembrandts - "I’ll Be There For You"), born in Houlton, Maine
  • George Burley, Scottish football player and manager
  • Suren Nalbandyan, USSR, lightweight (Olympic gold 1976)
1956 Highlights

About June 3, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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