What Happened on December 21, 1958

Historical Events

Historic Event

Charles de Gaulle wins 7 year term as 1st President of the 5th Republic of France

Famous Weddings

Ingrid Bergman

Actress Ingrid Bergman (43) weds producer Lars Schmidt

Famous Deaths

  • H. B. Warner, British actor (Sunset Boulevard, The King of Kings), dies at 83
  • Lion Feuchtwanger, philosopher/writer (Der falsche Nero), dies at 74
1958 Highlights

About December 21, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 11 months and 19 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