What Happened on November 19, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Curry, American journalist (NBC), born in AgaƱa, Guam
  • Eileen Collins, American USAF and astronaut (STS 63, 84), born in Elmira, New York
  • Glynnis O'Connor, American actress (California Dreaming, Ode to Billy Joe), born in NYC, New York
  • Ik-Hwan Bae, South Korean-American violinist (Bargemusic, 1982-95) and educator (Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, 1999-2014), born in Seoul, South Korea (d. 2014)
  • Scott Jacoby, American actor (Bad Ronald, Return to Horror High), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Francis L Sullivan, British actor (Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, Missing Rembrandt), dies from a lung ailment at 53
1956 Highlights

About November 19, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 2 months and 10 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