On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1958

Historical Events

Film Premiere

Musical drama Film "King Creole" starring Elvis Presley based on a novel by Harold Robbins premieres

  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Bickerton, American Methodist bishop

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Jeannette, American boxer (world coloured champion 1909), dies at 78
1958 Highlights

About July 2, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 10 months and 23 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