On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1958

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Krieg, NFL quarterback played 19 seasons, for seven teams (Seattle Seahawks, 1980-91; K.C. Chiefs. 1992-3), born in Iola, Wisconsin
  • Eric Scott, actor (Ben in The Waltons), born in Hollywood, California
  • Ivo Pogorelić, Croatian pianist (1978 Casagrande winner), born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • Lynn Flewelling, American fantasy author
  • Mark King, bass/vocalist (Level 42-Standing in the Light, Love Games)
  • Ricky Byrd, rocker (Joan Jett & Blackhearts)
  • Valerie Faris, American film director
  • Viggo Mortensen, American Actor (Lord of the Rings, The Road), born in NYC, New York
1958 Highlights

About October 20, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 62 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra