On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1958

Historical Events

  • "Chipmunk Song" reaches #1
  • "Whoop-Up" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • 2nd Dutch Beel government forms

Famous Birthdays

  • David Heavener, American actor and country musician, born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Frank Gambale, Australian jazz fusion guitarist, born in Canberra, Australia
  • Lenny Von Dohlen, American actor (Love Kills, Electric Dreams), born in Augusta, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Fjodor W Gladkow, Russian author (Cement), dies at 75
1958 Highlights

About December 22, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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