On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1958

Historical Events

  • 25th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 35, Detroit 19 (70,000)
  • Soviet Marshal Bulganin resigns as director of State Bank

Famous Birthdays

  • Rondell Sheridan, American actor and comedian
  • Victor Shenderovich, Russian satirist

Famous Weddings

Buddy Holly

American rock singer-songwriter Buddy Holly (21) weds receptionist Maria Santiago

1958 Highlights

About August 15, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volaré) - Domenico Modugno
  • UK #1 Song: All I Have To Do Is Dream/Claudette - Everly Brothers