On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1958

Historical Events

  • Murderer, Charles Starkweather, captured by police in Wyoming

Famous Birthdays

  • Judy Norton-Taylor, American actress (Mary Ellen - The Waltons), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Ole Mortensen, cricketer (pace bowler for Derbyshire & Denmark)

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

Academy Award-winning actor Paul Newman (33) weds "The Three Faces of Eve" actress Joanne Woodward (27) at the El Rancho hotel-casino in Las Vegas

1958 Highlights

About January 29, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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