On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Bart van Poppel, Dutch bassist, guitarist, and singer (Duplex Johnson, 1980-85; Tambourine, 1987-92; The Analogues, 2014-), born in The Netherlands
  • Fritz Hilpert, German musician and sound engineer (Kraftwerk, 1987-), born in Amberg, West Germany
  • Yoshiko Sakakibara, Chiba Japan, actress (Sailor Moon, Vampire Hunter)
1956 Highlights

About May 31, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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