What Happened on October 19, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Weber, American Basketball Coach, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Didier Theys, Belgian racing driver
  • Sunny Deol, Indian actor

Famous Deaths

  • Isham Jones, American saxophonist, bandleader ("Star Dust") and songwriter ("It Had To Be You"; "I'll See You in My Dreams"), dies of cancer at 62
1956 Highlights

About October 19, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: A Woman In Love - Frankie Laine