What Happened on August 20, 1958

Historical Events

  • Chicago Cubs use 1st baseman Dale Long as their 1st major league lefty catcher since 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • David O. Russell, American filmmaker (Silver Linings Playbook), born in New York
  • Patricia Rozema, Canadian film director (I've Heard the Mermaids Singing), born in Kingston, Ontario
Born in 1958
1958 Highlights

About August 20, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Little Star - The Elegants
  • UK #1 Song: When - Kalin Twins