What Happened on May 22, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Bob Hope Show" last airs on NBC-TV

Entertainer Bob Hope
Bob Hope
  • KRIS TV channel 6 in Corpus Christi, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Heyes Jr, actor (Captains & Kings, Aspen), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Lucie Brock-Broido, American poet and academic (Noctuary), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • Natasha Shneider, Russian-born musician

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actress Anita Ekberg (24) weds actor and singer Anthony Steel (36) in Florence, Italy

Actress Anita Ekberg
Anita Ekberg