On This Day

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

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? 63 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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