What Happened on December 13, 1958

Famous Birthdays

  • Clark Brandon, American actor (Fast Food), born in NYC, New York
  • Dana Strum [Strumwasser], American rock bassist (Slaughter - "Up All Night"; "Days Gone By"), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Detlef Macha, German track cyclist (World C'ship gold GDR 4000m individual pursuit 1978, 81, 82, team 1981), born in Greiz, Germany (d. 1994)
  • Lynn-Holly Johnson, American actress (Ice Castles), born in Chicago, Illinois
Born in 1958

Famous Deaths

  • Ahmed Mukhtar Baban, premier of Iraq, executed
  • Barhanuddin Bashajan, Iraqi minister of Foreign affairs, executed
  • Brand Dirck Ochse, Dutch filmmaker and co-founder (Polygoon), dies at 66
  • Rafiq Aref, Iraqi chief-staff Arabs Statenbond, executed
  • Tim Moore, American actor (Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 71
1958 Highlights

About December 13, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: To Know Him, Is To Love Him - The Teddy Bears
  • UK #1 Song: It's Only Make Believe - Conway Twitty