On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Studio One" TV Anthology Drama last airs on CBS-TV
  • "Summertime Blues" by Eddie Cochran peaks at #8
  • "Texan" debuts on CBS-TV
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Deaths

  • Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer (12-tones music), dies at 65