What Happened on August 9, 1958

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Bearse, American actress (Marcy Rhodes-Married With Children), born in Winter Park, Florida
  • Greg Chaisson, Canadian heavy metal bassist (Badlands - "Dreams in the Dark"), born in Toronto, Ontario
Born in 1958

Famous Weddings

Robert Redford

Actor Robert Redford (21) weds Lola Van Wagenen in Las Vegas, Nevada

Famous Deaths

  • Felipe Boero, Argentine composer, dies at 74
1958 Highlights

About August 9, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 7 months and 21 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