On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1956

Historical Events

  • "The Rose Tattoo" wins 3 Academy awards, including Anna Manini for Best Actress and Cinematography (Black & White)

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

28th Academy Awards: "Marty", Anna Magnani & Ernest Borgnine win

Famous Birthdays

  • Ingrid Kristiansen, Norwegian long distance athlete (World C'ship gold 10,000m 1987; WR 5,000m, 10,000m, marathon; NYC 1989; Boston Marathon 1986, 89), born in Trondheim, Norway
1956 Highlights

About March 21, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries