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POPULAR TV SHOWS 1956EVENT
 
Event Date: 1st January 1956
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1956
 
Summary: 1956-57 1 I Love Lucy CBS 2 The Ed Sullivan Show CBS 3 General Electric Theater CBS 4 The $64,000 Question CBS 5 December Bride CBS 6 Alfred Hitchcock Presents CBS 7 I've Got a Secret (tie) CBS 7 Gunsmoke (tie) CBS 9 The Perry Como Show NBC 10 The Jack Benny Program CBS 11 Dragnet NBC 12 Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts CBS 13 The Millionaire (tie) CBS 13 Disneyland (tie) ABC 15 Shower of Stars CBS 16 The Lineup CBS 17 The Red Skelton Show CBS 18 You Bet Your Life NBC 19 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp ABC 20 Private Secretary CBS 
 

MEL GIBSONBORN
 
Event Date: 3rd January 1956
Description: Actor, Director, Australia-American
 

ADRIANA XAENIDEZBORN
 
Event Date: 9th January 1956
Description: TV co host, Australia
 

ELVIS PRESLEYEVENT
 
Event Date: 10th January 1956
 

PAUL YOUNGBORN
 
Event Date: 17th January 1956
Description: Vocalist,UK
 

GEENA DAVISBORN
 
Event Date: 21st January 1956
Description: Actress, USA
 

STEVE RILEYBORN
 
Event Date: 22nd January 1956
Description: Drummer, USA
 

ANDY COXBORN
 
Event Date: 25th January 1956
Description: Guitarist, UK
 

BUDDY HOLLYEVENT
 
Event Date: 26th January 1956
 

ELVIS PRESLEYEVENT
 
Event Date: 28th January 1956
 

AMII STEWARTBORN
 
Event Date: 29th January 1956
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

JAMES INGRAMBORN
 
Event Date: 16th February 1956
Description: Vocalist, Producer, Composer, Pianist, USA
 

ELVIS PRESLEYEVENT
 
Event Date: 22nd February 1956
 

DWIGHT YOAKAMBORN
 
Event Date: 23rd February 1956
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist,Actor, Composer. USA
 

MARK EVANSBORN
 
Event Date: 2nd March 1956
Description: Bassist, Australia
 

TEENA MARIEBORN
 
Event Date: 5th March 1956
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

BRYAN CRANSTONBORN
 
Event Date: 7th March 1956
Description: Actor, USA
 

CARL PERKINSEVENT
 
Event Date: 22nd March 1956
 

MORT DIXONDIED
 
Event Date: 23rd March 1956
Description: Lyricist, USA
 

PAUL WICKENSBORN
 
Event Date: 27th March 1956
Description: Keyboards, Vocals, UK
 

JOHNNY CASHEVENT
 
Event Date: 30th March 1956
 

ELVIS PRESLEYEVENT
 
Event Date: 3rd April 1956
Description: Presley made the first of two appearances on NBCs Milton Berle Show on April 3. 1956
 

COLUMBIA RECORDS STATE THAT ALL POPEVENT
 
Event Date: 7th April 1956
 
Summary: RELEASES WOULD BE ON 45's REPLACING THE OUT OF DATE 78 RECORDINGS.1956 
 

ANDY GARCIABORN
 
Event Date: 12th April 1956
Description: Actor, USA
 

T LAVITZBORN
 
Event Date: 16th April 1956
Description: Keyboardist, Composer and Producer, USA
 

DENIESE MORRISONBORN
 
Event Date: 21st April 1956
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 

THE COASTERSEVENT
 
Event Date: 22nd April 1956
 

ED KUEPPERBORN
 
Event Date: 25th April 1956
Description: Guitarist, Songwriter, Instrumentalist, Record producer, Australia
 

ELVIS SINGLE "HEARTBREAK HOTEL" GOES TO NO 1EVENT
 
Event Date: 25th April 1956
 

JIMMY BARNESBORN
 
Event Date: 28th April 1956
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1956EVENT
 
Event Date: 3rd May 1956
 

GENE VINCENTEVENT
 
Event Date: 4th May 1956
 

SHARON JONESBORN
 
Event Date: 4th May 1956
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

JOHNNY BURNETTEEVENT
 
Event Date: 7th May 1956
 

ELVIS PRESLEYEVENT
 
Event Date: 11th May 1956
 

GREGORY PHILLINGANESBORN
 
Event Date: 12th May 1956
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

JIM MOGINIEBORN
 
Event Date: 18th May 1956
Description: Keyboardist, Australia
 

EUROVISION SONG CONTESTEVENT
 
Event Date: 24th May 1956
Description: The first Contest was held in the town of Lugano, Switzerland, on 24 May 1956.
 

CHUCK BERRYEVENT
 
Event Date: 26th May 1956
 

MARGARET COLINBORN
 
Event Date: 26th May 1956
Description: Actress, USA
 

LA TOYA JACKSONBORN
 
Event Date: 29th May 1956
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

LISA HARTMAN BLACKBORN
 
Event Date: 1st June 1956
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 

GENE VINCENTEVENT
 
Event Date: 2nd June 1956
 

LITTLE WILLIE JOHNEVENT
 
Event Date: 3rd June 1956
Description: "Fever" is a song written by Eddie Cooley and John Davenport and originally recorded by Little Willie John in 1956.
 

KENNY GBORN
 
Event Date: 5th June 1956
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 

ELVIS PRESLEYEVENT
 
Event Date: 6th June 1956
 

LARRY BOONEBORN
 
Event Date: 7th June 1956
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

JANIS JOPLINEVENT
 
Event Date: 10th June 1956
 

WILL SHATNERBORN
 
Event Date: 10th June 1956
Description: Bassist, USA
 

FRANK TRUMBAUERDIED
 
Event Date: 11th June 1956
Description: Saxophonist, Band Leader, USA
 

BERNIE SHAWBORN
 
Event Date: 15th June 1956
Description: Vocalist, Canada
 

BERNIE SHAWBORN
 
Event Date: 15th June 1956
Description: Vocalist, Canada
 

BERNIE SHAWBORN
 
Event Date: 15th June 1956
Description: Vocalist, Canada
 

JOHN LENNON AND PAUL MCCARTNEYEVENT
 
Event Date: 15th June 1956
 

CHRIS ISAAKBORN
 
Event Date: 26th June 1956
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
 

CLIFFORD BROWNDIED
 
Event Date: 26th June 1956
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 

MICK JONESBORN
 
Event Date: 26th June 1956
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
 

WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVEEVENT
 
Event Date: 29th June 1956
Description: FRANKIE LYMON AND THE TEENAGERS
 

RONALD WINANSBORN
 
Event Date: 30th June 1956
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

ELVIS PRESLEYEVENT
 
Event Date: 2nd July 1956
 

JOHN JORGENSONBORN
 
Event Date: 6th July 1956
Description: Virtuoso guitarist, composer, arranger, songwriter, and professional touring musician.
 

MAHALIA BARNESBORN
 
Event Date: 12th July 1956
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 

IAN CURTISBORN
 
Event Date: 15th July 1956
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Keyboardist, Composer
 

JOE SATRIANIBORN
 
Event Date: 15th July 1956
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, USA
 

NUMBER 1 SINGLE UK 1956EVENT
 
Event Date: 20th July 1956
 

ERNIE DINGOBORN
 
Event Date: 31st July 1956
Description: Actor, Australian
 

BRANSCOMBE RICHMONDBORN
 
Event Date: 8th August 1956
Description: Vocalist , Actor
 

BERTOLT BRECHTEVENT
 
Event Date: 14th August 1956
 
Summary: DIES.1956 CO WROTE HITS WITH KURT WEILL, SUCH AS "MAC THE KNIFE" 
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1956EVENT
 
Event Date: 18th August 1956
 

KIM CATTRALLBORN
 
Event Date: 21st August 1956
Description: Actress, UK, Canadian
 

FIRST ROCK CLUB IN LONDONEVENT
 
Event Date: 24th August 1956
 
Summary: OPENED IN 1956 
 

MATT AITKENBORN
 
Event Date: 25th August 1956
Description: Composer of songs, UK
 

BLACKIE LAWLESSBORN
 
Event Date: 4th September 1956
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, USA
 

DIANE WARRENBORN
 
Event Date: 7th September 1956
Description: Composer
 

JOHNNY FINGERSBORN
 
Event Date: 10th September 1956
Description: Keyboardist, Ireland
 

MEGAN WILLIAMSBORN
 
Event Date: 11th September 1956
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 

BRIAN ROBERTSONBORN
 
Event Date: 12th September 1956
Description: Guitarist, UK
 

BRIAN ROBERTSONBORN
 
Event Date: 12th September 1956
Description: Guitarist, UK
 

BRIAN ROBERTSONBORN
 
Event Date: 12th September 1956
Description: Guitarist, UK
 

MICKEY ROURKEBORN
 
Event Date: 16th September 1956
Description: Actor, Professional boxer, Music, USA
 

TELEVISION IN AUSTRALIA - 1956EVENT
 
Event Date: 16th September 1956
Description: Australia began experimentally as early as 1929 in Melbourne with stations 3DB and 3UZ
 
Summary: Mainstream professional television was launched on 16 September 1956 in Sydney. The new medium was introduced by Bruce Gyngell with the words 'Good evening, and welcome to television. Television in Australia began experimentally as early as 1929 in Melbourne with stations 3DB and 3UZ using the Radiovision system by Gilbert Miles and Donal McDonald, and later from other locations, such as Brisbane in 1934. The first television broadcast in Australia took place on 30 September 1929 at the Menzies Hotel in Melbourne, using the electro-mechanical Radiovision system.[ 
 

MANDAWUY YUNUPINGUBORN
 
Event Date: 17th September 1956
Description: Aboriginal Australian musician and educator
 

GARY COLEBORN
 
Event Date: 20th September 1956
Description: Actor, USA
 

DEBBY BOONEBORN
 
Event Date: 22nd September 1956
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 

LINDA HAMILTONBORN
 
Event Date: 26th September 1956
Description: Actress, USA
 

JENNY MORRISBORN
 
Event Date: 29th September 1956
Description: Songwriter, singer
 

ALBERT VON TILZERDIED
 
Event Date: 1st October 1956
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 

MICHAEL SAXELLBORN
 
Event Date: 1st October 1956
Description: Singer-songwriter, record producer, musician
 

FREDDIE JACKSONBORN
 
Event Date: 2nd October 1956
Description: Vocalist, Producer, Composer
 

STEPHANIE ZIMBALISTBORN
 
Event Date: 8th October 1956
Description: Actress, USA
 

NO 1 UK SINGLE 1956EVENT
 
Event Date: 12th October 1956
 

ISHAM JONESDIED
 
Event Date: 19th October 1956
Description: Saxophonist, Violinist,Arranger, Composer, USA
 

CARRIE FISHERBORN
 
Event Date: 21st October 1956
Description: Actress, Author, USA
 

DANNY GANSBORN
 
Event Date: 25th October 1956
Description: Vocalist, Comedian, USA
 

TOMMY JOHNSONDIED
 
Event Date: 1st November 1956
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

ART TATUMDIED
 
Event Date: 5th November 1956
Description: Pianist, US
 

SCOTT COLUMBUSBORN
 
Event Date: 10th November 1956
Description: Drummer, USA
 

VICTOR YOUNGDIED
 
Event Date: 10th November 1956
Description: Composer, arranger, violinist and conductor, USA
 

BO DEREKBORN
 
Event Date: 20th November 1956
Description: Actress, USA
 

ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK - FILMEVENT
 
Event Date: 25th November 1956
Description: 1956 Musical film that featured Bill Haley and His Comets
 

TOMMY DORSEYEVENT
 
Event Date: 26th November 1956
 

TOMMY DORSEYDIED
 
Event Date: 26th November 1956
Description: Trombonist, USA
 

SIMON BINKSBORN
 
Event Date: 27th November 1956
Description: Guitarist, Australia,
 

JEAN SCHWARTZDIED
 
Event Date: 30th November 1956
Description: Pianist, Composer, Lyricist, USA
 

JULEE CRUISEBORN
 
Event Date: 1st December 1956
Description: Occupations Singer, songwriter, actress , USA
 

PETER BUCKBORN
 
Event Date: 6th December 1956
Description: Guitarist, USA
 

RANDY RHOADSBORN
 
Event Date: 6th December 1956
Description: Guitarist, USA
 

WARREN CUCCURULLOBORN
 
Event Date: 8th December 1956
Description: Guitarist, Electric Sitarist, USA
 

LOU HANDYMANEVENT
 
Event Date: 9th December 1956
 
Summary: DIES. 1956. WRITER OF "ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT". WRITTEN FOR AL JOLSON. HE NEVER HEARD THE ELVIS PRESLEY VERSION. 
 

LIZZY MERCIER DESCLOUXBORN
 
Event Date: 16th December 1956
Description: Vocalist, French
 

LEE ROY PARNELLBORN
 
Event Date: 21st December 1956
Description: Vocalist, Drummer, Guitarist,
 

BOB HOWEBORN
 
Event Date: 22nd December 1956
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1956EVENT
 
Event Date: 29th December 1956
 

SUZY BOGGUSSBORN
 
Event Date: 30th December 1956
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Guitarist, USA
 

SHAKE RATTLE AND ROLLEVENT
 
Event Date: 31st December 1956
 

 
 
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