What Happened on May 15, 1958

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Gigi" based on the story by Colette, directed by Vincent Minnelli and starring Leslie Caron and Maurice Chevalier premieres in New York (Best Picture 1959)

  • USSR launches Sputnik III

Famous Birthdays

  • Ron Simmons, American professional wrestler
Born in 1958

Famous Deaths

  • Michael G the Boer, historian (Harbor of Amsterdam), dies at 91

About May 15, 1958

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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