What Happened on September 22, 1958

Historical Events

  • KTVK TV channel 3 in Phoenix, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • US nuclear submarine USS Skate remains 31 days under the Pole (record)

Famous Birthdays

Andrea Bocelli (65 years old)

Italian tenor (The Prayer), born in Lajatico, Italy

  • El Hadji Dia Ba, Senegalese hurdler (Olympic silver 1988), born in Dakar, Senegal
  • Joan Jett [Larkin], American singer (Blackhearts - "I Love Rock 'n Roll"), born in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
  • Neil Cavuto, American television commentator (Fox), born in Westbury, New York
Born in 1958

Famous Weddings

Sydney Pollack

Film director Sydney Pollack (24) weds actress Claire Bradley Griswold (22)

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Roberts Rinehart, American mystery writer and playwright (The Circular Staircase), dies at 82

About September 22, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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