What Happened on February 17, 1958

Historical Events

  • Comic strip "BC" 1st appears
  • WETV (now WPBA) TV channel 30 in Atlanta, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Heidi Hagman, American actress (Linda-Archie Bunker's Place), born in New York City
Born in 1958

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh McCrae, Australian writer and poet (Satyrs and Sunlight: Sylvarum Libri), dies at 81

About February 17, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: The Story Of My Life - Michael Holliday