April 15th, 1958

April 15th, 1958, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 105 of 1958. The decade was the 1950s.

63 years, 0 months and 5 days have passed since April 15th, 1958.



Top song: April 15th, 1958

The best-selling single on this exact date.

  • The most popular song on April 15th, 1958 was "Tequila" by The Champs.

Take Me Back!

The date is April 15th, 1958 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. The summer of 1958 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

In music, the song "Tequila" by The Champs is the best-selling record at the moment. Dwight David Eisenhower is currently the President of the United States and Harold Macmillan is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. In fashion, women are sporting chemise dresses, sheaths, sack dresses and straight-cut suits. Short boxy jackets and shift dresses are also beginning to become popular. Meanwhile, a lot of men are sporting a "Teddy Boy" style that involves leather jackets, greased-back hair, extremely narrow trousers and velvet-collared jackets. Men are also wearing formal suits as daywear.

Tailfins on cars are extremely popular at the moment. The design looks futuristic, almost like a rocket or the twin rudders on the back of an airplane. It's 1958, so radio stations and jukeboxes are playing songs from singers such as Domenico Modugno, The Everly Brothers, Elvis Presley, David Seville, Perez Prado, Billy Vaughn, Perry Como and The Champs. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "What's My Line?", "Sky King" and "Decoy".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Tom and Jerry", "Adventures of Superman", "The Woody Woodpecker Show" and "Leave It to Beaver".


News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on April 15th, 1958.

  • Charles de Gaulle.

    Charles de Gaulle was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1958. De Gaulle was appointed as the Prime Minister of France in 1958 after the collapse of the Fourth Republic.

  • 1958 in music.

    The radio stations in 1958 were dominated by artists such as Domenico Modugno, The Everly Brothers, Elvis Presley, David Seville, Perez Prado, Billy Vaughn, Perry Como and The Champs.

  • Movies from 1958.

    The most popular movies in 1958 were South Pacific, Auntie Mame, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, No Time for Sergeants, Gigi, The Vikings and The Young Lions.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 63 years, 0 months and 5 days have passed since April 15th, 1958.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 of 1958.
  • Leap Year: 1958 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 15th, 1958, will be 63 years of age.
  • People born in 1958 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 15th, 1958:

  • March 19th, 1958: 24 people are killed in a loft fire in Broadway, New York City.
  • March 22nd, 1958: Film producer Mike Todd dies in a plane crash near Grants, New Mexico.
  • March 24th, 1958: Elvis Presley is inducted into the U.S. Army.
  • March 31st, 1958: The song "Johnny B. Goode" is released by Chuck Berry.
  • April 3rd, 1958: Fidel Castro's army begins its attacks on on the Cuban capital of Havana.
  • April 4th, 1958: Actress Lana Turner's daughter Cheryl Crane stabs her mother's boyfriend Johnny Stompanato to death in self-defense.
  • This date: April 15th, 1958
  • April 18th, 1958: Baseball: The Los Angeles Dodgers play their first game.
  • April 19th, 1958: Soccer: Wolverhampton Wanderers win the First Division title after beating Preston North End 2-0.
  • April 21st, 1958: 49 people die when United Airlines Flight 736 collides with a fighter jet near Las Vegas.
  • April 28th, 1958: The final episode of the "Adventures of Superman" is aired.
  • May 3rd, 1958: Soccer: Two goals from Nat Lofthouse helps Bolton Wanderers to secure a 2-0 victory over Manchester United in the 1958 FA Cup Final.
  • May 9th, 1958: Alfred J. Hitchcock's psychological thriller film "Vertigo" is released in movie theaters.
  • May 13th, 1958: A political uprising begins place in Algiers, starting the May 1958 crisis in France.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 15th, 1958, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1958 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 15th, 1958 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.

  • Decoy - Crime drama about undercover police officer Casey Jones.
  • Maverick - American Western series about two brothers called Bret and Bart Maverick.
  • Perry Mason - Legal drama series.
  • Wagon Train - American western series.
  • Have Gun - Will Travel - American western series.
  • Tonight Starring Jack Paar - Talk show hosted by Jack Paar.
  • Fury - American Western series about ranch operator Jim Newton and his adopted son Joey Clark.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
  • The Danny Thomas Show - American sitcom about a successful nightclub singer.
  • Sky King - Western series starring Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters and Ron Hagerthy.
  • The Jack Benny Program - 25-minute-long situation comedy series that broadcast on CBS.
  • The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show - TV series that broadcast on CBS.

1958 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1958.

  • Leave It to Beaver
  • The Woody Woodpecker Show
  • Heckle and Jeckle
  • The Gumby Show
  • Mighty Mouse Playhouse
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Father Knows Best
  • Lassie
  • Adventures of Superman
  • Crusader Rabbit
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 15th of April:


US President

Who was the US President on April 15th, 1958?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 15th, 1958?

  • Harold Macmillan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 15th, 1958 was probably conceived around the 6th of July, 1957. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 15th, 1958 is the 23rd of January, 1959. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 15th, 1958.

  • 23,017 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,988,665,200 seconds have passed since the April 15th, 1958.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,320,109,400 times.
  • Since April 15th, 1958, earth has travelled approximately 1,026,151,243,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 331,444,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 171,025,207 steps. That's about 76,011 miles!
  • Since this date, 23,863,982 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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