On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1958

Historical Events

  • Explorer 2 fails to reach Earth orbit
  • KDUH TV channel 4 in Scottsbluff-Hay Spring, NB (ABC) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAndy Gibb

Andy Gibb, British singer-songwriter, performer and teen idol (Bee Gees-I Just Want to Be Your Everything), born in Manchester, England (d. 1988)

Singer and TV Host Andy Gibb
Singer and TV Host
Andy Gibb
  • William "Bill" Timoney, American actor, voice actor, director, script writer and producer (Addicted to Love, All My Children), born in Teaneck, New Jersey
1958 Highlights

About March 5, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces