On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1958

Historical Events

Instant Ramen

Momofuku Ando markets the first package of precooked instant noodles (Chikin Ramen)

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian LeBlanc, American actor (Michael Baldwin-Young & Restless), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Saskia van Orly, Dutch singer (Tambourine)

Tim Burton

Tim Burton, American film director (Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands), born in Burbank, California


1958 Highlights

About August 25, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volaré) - Domenico Modugno
  • UK #1 Song: When - Kalin Twins