On This Day

Events in Music in July 1958

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jul 2 Musical drama Film "King Creole" starring Elvis Presley based on a novel by Harold Robbins premieres

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
Writer Harold Robbins
Writer
Harold Robbins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 3 "Andy Williams Show" premieres on ABC (later on CBS & NBC)

Singer and TV Host Andy Williams
Singer and TV Host
Andy Williams
  • Jul 12 "Li'l Abner" closes at St James Theater NYC after 693 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Jul 17 Peter Shaffer's musical "Five Finger Exercise" premieres in London

Playwright Peter Shaffer
Playwright
Peter Shaffer
  • Jul 19 "Oh, Captain!" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 192 performances