What Happened on July 15, 1958

Historical Events

Event of Interest

President Eisenhower sends US troops to Lebanon; they stay 3 months [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Forsman, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles), born in Rhinelander, Wisconsin
  • William McClellan "Mac" Thornberry, American politician (US Representative for Texas (R), 1995-2021), born in Clarendon, Texas
Born in 1958

Famous Deaths

  • Julia Lennon, mother of Beatle John, dies in an auto accident
  • Nuri al-Said, Iraqi politician, 8-time Prime Minister of Iraq, assassinated while trying to escape during the revolution at 69
1958 Highlights

About July 15, 1958

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: All I Have To Do Is Dream/Claudette - Everly Brothers