What Happened on April 7, 1958

Historical Events

  • Dodgers erect 42-foot screen in left field at LA Coliseum to cut down on home runs, since it is only 250 feet down the line

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandra Neil, actress (Rose-Guiding Light), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Tony Ayre, Northern Irish rock bass player (Adventures - "Broken Land", "Drowning in the Sea of Love") (d. 2009)
Born in 1958

Famous Deaths

  • Judge Jackson, American sacred harp composer, songwriter, and educator (The Colored Sacred Harp), dies at 75
  • Klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov, Ukrainian composer, dies at 58
1958 Highlights

About April 7, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Magic Moments - Perry Como