What Happened on August 6, 1958

Historical Events

  • American athlete Glenn Davis breaks his own world record by 0.3 (49.2) in 400m hurdles in Budapest, Hungary
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Randy DeBarge, American pop-rock singer, and bassist (Debarge - "Rhythm Of The Night"), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Simon Francken, Dutch bassist (Ivy Green)
1958 Highlights

About August 6, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Poor Little Fool - Ricky Nelson
  • UK #1 Song: All I Have To Do Is Dream/Claudette - Everly Brothers