What Happened on November 8, 1958

Historical Events

  • Gian Carlo Menotti's musical drama "Maria Golovin" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 5 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Byron, American composer and clarinetist, born in The Bronx, New York
  • Gerald Mortag, German track cyclist (3 x World C'ship gold GDR 4000m team pursuit 1977, 78, 79; Olympic silver 1980), born in Gera, Germany (d. 2023)
  • Terry Lee Miall, British rock drummer (Adam & The Ants), born in London, England
Born in 1958
1958 Highlights

About November 8, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: It's Only Make Believe - Conway Twitty
  • UK #1 Song: It's All In The Game - Tommy Edwards