What Happened on June 29, 1958

Historical Events

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup Final, Råsunda Stadium, Stockholm, Sweden: Vavá & Pelé each score 2 goals as Brazil beats Sweden, 5-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Leslie Browne, American ballerina (Turning Point), born in NYC, New York
  • Rosa Mota, Portuguese long distance runner (Olympic gold marathon 1988; World C'ship gold marathon 1987), born in Porto, Portugal

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Spencelayh, English painter (Why War), dies at 92
  • George Gunn, English cricket batsman (15 Tests, 2 x 100, 7 x 50, HS 122no; Nottinghamshire CCC), dies at 79
1958 Highlights

About June 29, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 2 months and 25 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