On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1958

Historical Events

  • France adopts constitution
  • Guinea votes for independence from France
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • USAF selects Thor over Jupiter rocket for mass production as ICBM's

Famous Birthdays

  • Angella Issajenko, Jamaica, 4X100m relayer (Olympic silver 1984)
  • Lory Del Santo, Verona Italy, Miss Italy (1980)
  • Med Lucart, rock musician (Wall of Voodoo)
  • Norton Buffalo [Phillip Jackson], American singer-songwriter and country and blues harmonica player, born in Oakland, California (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • Aare Merikanto, Finnish composer (Juha; Schott Concerto), dies of lung cancer at 65
1958 Highlights

About September 28, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 8 months and 28 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