On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1958

Historical Events

  • "Studio One" TV Anthology Drama last airs on CBS-TV
  • "Summertime Blues" by Eddie Cochran peaks at #8 in US; #18 in UK
  • "Texan" debuts on CBS-TV
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Deaths

  • Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer (Lemmink√§inen; Juha; Schott Concerto), dies at 65
1958 Highlights

About September 29, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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