On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • June Forester, American country singer (Forester Sister - "Mama's Never Seen Those Eyes"; "Men"), born in Lookout Mountain, Georgia
  • Lili Carati, Miss Italy 1975 and actress (Alcove), born in Varese, Italy (d. 2014)
  • Maren Jensen, Arcadia California, actress (Athena-Battlestar Galactica)
  • Paolo Rossi, Italian soccer striker (48 caps; FIFA World Cup 1982 [Golden Boot, Golden Ball]; L.R. Vicenza, Juventus), born in Prato, Italy (d. 2020)
  • Peter David, American writer

Famous Deaths

  • Earl Godwin, newscaster (Meet the Veep), dies at 75
1956 Highlights

About September 23, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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