#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Wednesday 6 June 1956

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 6, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bjorn Borg and Marilyn Jones in Pittsburgh. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. Gunslinger, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Guestward Ho! by Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Adventure Theater.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1956 or at June 06 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 6 June 1956 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 6 June 1956

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of the stars on this day

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Gunslinger

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: John Ireland, Beverly Garland, Allison Hayes, Martin Kingsley

More info

The Proud Ones

Directed by: Robert D. Webb

Starring: Robert Ryan, Virginia Mayo, Jeffrey Hunter, Robert Middleton

More info

Trapeze

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida, Katy Jurado

More info

It's Never Too Late

Directed by: Michael McCarthy

Starring: Phyllis Calvert, Patrick Barr, Susan Stephen, Guy Rolfe

More info

D-Day the Sixth of June

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Robert Taylor, Richard Todd, Dana Wynter, Edmond O'Brien

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 6 June 1956

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Adventure Theater

More info

Lui e lei

More info

Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

More info

Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

More info

WESH 2 News

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 6 June 1956!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 June 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Memorial Day - South Korea.
  • Doomsday (weekday)
  • Queensland Day.
  • National holiday of Sweden.
  • D-Day landings - Europe.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bjorn Borg: Swedish tennis player.
  • Marilyn Jones in Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania, USA; actress (Carey - King's Crossing).
  • Björn Borg: Swedish world champion tennis player nicknamed "the Iceman" for a blazing style and a deadly forehand, despite the fact that he uses a two-handed backhand.
  • Jay C Buckey: NYC, New York -- Physician / Astronaut (STS 58 alt, sk: 90).
  • Hans-Peter Ferner: German runner and sportscaster.
See other famous people born on 06 June
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • In Singapore, chief minister David Marshall resigns after the breakdown of talks about internal self-government in London.

Search For Your Ancestors

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 06, 1956 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on June 06, 1956 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See astronomy profile for 6 June 1956

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 6 June 1956 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1956?

Life magazine Beano comics

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1956 ?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Guestward Ho!

By: Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton

Guestward Ho! is told by Barbara Hooton to Patrick Dennis, the author of Auntie Mame. A story of the Barbara's often hilarious transition from upscale socialite to New Mexico dude ranch

More info

A Night To Remember

By: Walter Lord

The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the Titanic, in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick First published in 1955, A Night to Remember remains

More info

Comfort Me With Apples

By: Peter De Vries

A laugh-out-loud novel about teenage pretensions and adult delusions from an author whom the New York Times has called “a Balzac of the station wagon set” Chick Swallow and his best

More info

Eloise

By: Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight

Meet Eloise, the precocious darling of the Plaza Hotel!Eloise is a little girl who lives at The Plaza Hotel in New York.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 6 June 1956 is such a special date for you!