On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1956

Historical Events

  • "King Kong" 1st televised

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Erich Itor Kahn, German composer of Jewish descent, dies at 50
1956 Highlights

About March 5, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces