What Happened on October 20, 1956

Historical Events

  • 58°F (15°C), Esperanza Station, Antarctica (then Antarctic record high)
  • Hannes Lindemann begins journey across Atlantic in a 17' craft

Famous Birthdays

Danny BoyleDanny Boyle (66 years old)

English film director (Trainspotting; Slumdog Millionaire), born in Manchester, England

Born in 1956

About October 20, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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