What Happened on December 19, 1958

Historical Events

Historic Communication

1st radio broadcast from space, US President Dwight D. Eisenhower Christmas message "to all mankind, America's wish for peace on Earth and goodwill to men everywhere"

Famous Birthdays

  • Iqbal Sikander, cricketer (Pakistan leg-spinner 1992 World Cup)
  • Limahl [Christopher Hamill], English pop singer (Kajagoogoo - "Too Shy"), born in Pemberton, Lancashire, England
  • Steven Isserlis, British cellist, born in London, United Kingdom
Born in 1958
1958 Highlights

About December 19, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Chipmunk Song - The Chipmunks With David Seville
  • UK #1 Song: It's Only Make Believe - Conway Twitty