On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1958

Historical Events

Historic Publication

"Doctor Zhivago" novel by Boris Pasternak published in US

Television Premiere

"The Huckleberry Hound Show" by Hanna-Barbera featuring Yogi Bear premieres on US TV

  • 1st color video recording on magnetic tape presented, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • WKPC TV channel 15 in Louisville, Kentucky (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Lars Danielsson, Swedish musician (Summerwind), born in Gothenburg
1958 Highlights

About September 5, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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