On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Giant", directed by George Stevens, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson and James Dean in his last role, premieres in NYC

  • Fazal Mahmood takes 13-114 for match v Australia in Karachi
  • On Skowron's grand slammer NY Yanks beat Dodgers 9-0 in series game 7

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Gordon, American film producer (Saving Private Ryan), born in Newport News, Virginia