On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1958

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

"Doctor Zhivago" novel by Boris Pasternak published in US

Novelist & Poet Boris Pasternak
Novelist & Poet
Boris Pasternak

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

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

Animator Joseph Barbera
Joseph Barbera
Animator William Hanna
William Hanna
  • 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? 62 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo