What Happened on June 20, 1958

Historical Events

  • New Zealand all out 47 v England in 2nd Test at Lord's; Jim Laker 4-13, Tony Lock 5-17; England wins by an innings & 148 runs

Famous Birthdays

  • (Beranadette) "Kelly" Johnson, British heavy metal guitarist (Girlschool - "St. Valentine's Day Massacre"), born in Edmonton, London, England (d. 2007)
  • Chuck Wagner, American actor (Automan), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Dickie Thon, Puerto Rican-American baseball player, born in South Bend, Indiana
  • Droupadi Murmu, Indian tribal politician (President of India 2022-), born in Mayurbhanj district, India
  • Mark Milley, American general (Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff 2019-), born in Winchester, Massachusetts
  • Ron Hornaday, American racecar driver
Born in 1958

Famous Deaths

  • Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950), dies at 55
1958 Highlights

About June 20, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Who's Sorry Now - Connie Francis