What Happened on August 16, 1958

Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Bassett, American actress (What's Love Got to Do With It), born in NYC, New York
  • Jonathan Prince, Beverly Hills Pa, actor (Danny-Alice, Pray TV)
  • Jose Luis, Clerc Argentina, tennis star

Madonna (65 years old)

American singer and actress (Like a Virgin), born in Bay City, Michigan

  • Peter "Jeff" K Wisoff, Norfolk VA, PhD/Astronaut (STS 57, 68, 81/84)
Born in 1958

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Panzer, German-American silent film actor (The Perils of Pauline, Mildred Pierce, Hotel Berlin), dies at 85
1958 Highlights

About August 16, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 1 month and 6 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: When - Kalin Twins