What Happened on October 7, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Sutter, Canadian NHL left wing, 1976-88 (St. Louis Blues), and coach, 1988-2004 (St. Louis Blues, Boston Bruins, and 2 other teams), born in Viking, Alberta
  • James Van Patten, American actor (Bo-Chisholms), born in Brooklyn, New York
Born in 1956

Famous Deaths

Clarence Birdseye (1886-1956)

American inventor and founder of the modern frozen food industry (Birdseye), dies of a heart attack at 69

1956 Highlights

About October 7, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Lay Down Your Arms - Anne Shelton