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, American 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 (Nightrunner series), born in Maine
  • Mark King, English rock bassist and vocalist (Level 42 - "Standing in the Light"; "Love Games"), born in Cowes, England
  • Razor Ramon [Scott Hall], American pro wrestler (9 x WCW World Tag Team Champion; WWE HOF 2014), born in St. Mary's County, Maryland (d. 2022)
  • Ricky Byrd, American rocker (Joan Jett & Blackhearts), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Valerie Faris, American film director (The Cutting Edge, Little Miss Sunshine), born in Los Angeles, county, California
  • 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? 64 years, 3 months and 14 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