What Happened on November 21, 1956

Historical Events

  • Don Newcombe wins NL MVP & 1st-ever Cy Young Award

Famous Birthdays

  • Cherry Jones, American stage and TV actress (Doubt, 24), born in Paris, Tennessee
  • Mariana Simionescu, Romanian tennis player (1st wife of Bj√∂rn Borg), born in Tirgu Neamt, Romania
  • Terri Welles [Knepper], American playboy model (Dec 1980, Playmate of the Year 1981), born in Santa Monica, California

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Desmet, Dutch early film distributor and cinema owner dies at 80
1956 Highlights

About November 21, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 2 months and 7 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