What Happened on March 5, 1956

Historical Events

  • "King Kong" 1st televised

Songs for Swingin' Lovers!

Capitol Records releases "Songs for Swingin' Lovers!", the tenth album by American singer Frank Sinatra: upbeat collection of pop tunes with jazz arrangements by Nelson Riddle became the first album ever to top the new UK Albums Chart

Famous Birthdays

  • Adriana Barraza, Mexican actress
  • Mark Handley, writer (Nell)
  • Teena Marie, American singer
Born in 1956

Famous Deaths

  • Erich Itor Kahn, German composer of Jewish descent, dies at 50

About March 5, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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