I saw this over at Hammer’s place, and thought I’d share with you …


In 1958 (the year you were born)


Dwight Eisenhower is president of the US

The first US earth satellite, Explorer I, goes into orbit

Rocker Jerry Lee Lewis marries his 13 year old second cousin, Myra Brown

The “Quiz Show Scandals” rock the television industry and the nation

Vice President Richard Nixon faces hostile anti-American mobs during a visit to South America

14 year old Bobby Fischer wins the United States Chess Championship

Ellen DeGeneres, Michael Jackson, Ice-T, and Mark Cuban are born

New York Yankees win the World Series

Baltimore Colts win the NFL championship

Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup

Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote is published

Elvis Presley enters the U.S. Army

What Happened the Year You Were Born?