1958 ( MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1958th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 958th year of the 2nd millennium, the 58th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1950s decade. Calendar year.
1958 bought Americans recession with a vengeance and large increases in unemployment over 7.0% ( 5.2 million ) , inflation dipped below 2% in 1958 so those in work earning the average wages of $3,851 per year were quite well off , cars continued to get bigger and heavier with larger engines, but imports continued to grow now with the added Datsun and more Toyotas from Japan. Americas first satellite was launched from Cape Canaveral.
Feb 1 "Volare" ("Nel blu dipinto di blu") single released by Domenico Modugno (Grammy Award Record of the Year, Song of the Year 1958) Feb 1 Tommy Taylor scores 2 goals and Duncan Edwards 1, in Manchester United's 5-4 win vs Arsenal at Highbury; pair amongst 7 players killed 5 days later when team’s charter plane crashes at Munich airport
1958. 1958 was a landmark year for technology and culture. The year started off with the Soviet Union’s Sputnik 1, the world’s first artificial satellite, falling out of orbit in January. As one satellite came down, another went up. Also in January, the United States successfully launched Explorer 1 into Earth’s orbit.
Important Events in 1958. Jan 1 European Economic Community, better known as the European Common Market starts operation. Mar 27 Nikita Khrushchev becomes Soviet Premier as well as First Secretary of the Communist Party. May 23 Mao Zedong starts the "Great Leap Forward" movement in China.
If you were born in 1958 your full retirement age is 66 and 8 months. You can start your Social Security retirement benefits as early as age 62, but the benefit amount you receive will be less than your full retirement benefit amount. The chart below provides examples of the percentage of your full retirement benefit amount you and your spouse would receive from age 62 up to your full retirement age.
TV highlights of '58: 01/3/1958 - CBS-TV's daytime game show, "Strike it rich" ends. 02/16/1958 - CBS-TV's game show, "Beat the clock" ends. 08/6/1958 - Situation comedy, "The Ann Sothern show" debuts on CBS-TV and would run to 09/25/1961. 93 shows were made. 08/25/1958 - NBC-TV's new daytime gameshow "Concentration" begins.
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The Fly: Directed by Kurt Neumann. With David Hedison, Patricia Owens, Vincent Price, Herbert Marshall. A scientist has a horrific accident when he tries to use his newly invented teleportation device.