On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 1956

Historical Events

  • "Li'l Abner" opens at St James Theater NYC for 693 performances

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Love Me Tender" (The Reno Brothers) film with Elvis Presley in his debut premieres in the US

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Douglas Wells, American criminal (d. 2003)
  • Zlatko KranjĨar, Croatian soccer striker (2 caps; Dinamo Zagreb, Rapid Wien) and manager (Croatia, Montenegro, Dinamo Zagreb), born in Zagreb, Croatia (d. 2021)
1956 Highlights

About November 15, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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