What Happened on October 15, 1958

Historical Events

  • Tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya, USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Jayne Modean, American actress (Nurse Hooter-Trauma Center), born in Hartford, Connecticut
Born in 1958

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Mason, English cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies at 84
  • Jan Poortenaar, Dutch painter, etcher and cartoonist, dies at 72
  • John Hamilton, American actor (The Adventures of Superman - "Perry White"), dies of heart failure at 71

About October 15, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: It's All In The Game - Tommy Edwards
  • UK #1 Song: Carolina Moon/Stupid Cupid - Connie Francis