What Happened on November 18, 1956

Historical Events

  • Morocco gains independence

Historic Event

Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev says the phrase "we will bury you!" to Western ambassadors at a reception at the Polish embassy in Moscow

Famous Birthdays

  • Laura Lynch, American bluegrass and country musician and songwriter (Dixie Chicks, 1989-95), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Noel Brotherston, Northern Irish footballer (d. 1995)
  • Tony Franklin, American football kicker (Pro Bowl, NFL scoring leader 1986; New England Patriots), born in Big Spring, Texas
  • Warren Moon, NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers, Seahawks, Vikings)
1956 Highlights

About November 18, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Just Walkin' In The Rain - Johnnie Ray