On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Jaki Graham, British R&B singer-songwriter ("Could It Be I'm Falling In Love"), born in Birmingham, England
  • Maggie Reilly, Scottish folk singer, born in Moodiesburn, Scotland
  • Ned Rothenberg, composer and multi-instrumentalist, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Tawny Little (née Godin), American beauy queen (Miss American, 1976), news anchor, and actress, born in Portland, Maine

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Clough-Leiter, American composer, dies at 82
1956 Highlights

About September 15, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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