On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1958

Historical Events

  • Commuter train crashes through drawbridge, killing 48 in Elizabethport, New Jersey

Famous Birthdays

  • Dr. Know [Gary Miller], American guitarist (Bad Brains), born in Washington, D. C.
  • Lesley Player, English lover of Sarah Ferguson's father, born in Redhill, England
  • Wendie Jo Sperber, American actress (Wanna Hold Your Hand, Bossom Buddies, Back to the Future), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2005)
1958 Highlights

About September 15, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volaré) - Domenico Modugno
  • UK #1 Song: When - Kalin Twins