1958 in television

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The year 1958 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events during 1958.

Events[edit]

Debuts[edit]

Television shows[edit]

Ending this year[edit]

Date Show Debut
April 28 Adventures of Superman 1952
May 31 The Polly Bergen Show 1957
June 7 Club Oasis
Climax! 1954
Hey, Jeannie! 1958
Kraft Television Theater 1947
Life of Riley 1953
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show 1950

Births[edit]

Date Name Notability
January 4 Matt Frewer actor
January 20 Lorenzo Lamas actor, Falcon Crest.
January 25 Dinah Manoff actress & director
January 26 Ellen DeGeneres actress & comedian
January 30 Brett Butler actress, Grace Under Fire.
March 3 Miranda Richardson English actress
March 7 Donna Murphy actress & singer
March 10 Sharon Stone actress
March 21 Gary Oldman English actor & filmmaker
April 3 Alec Baldwin actor
April 29 Michelle Pfeiffer actress
Eve Plumb actress, The Brady Bunch.
May 23 Drew Carey actor, comedian & game show host
May 30 Ted McGinley actor
June 12 Rebecca Holden actress & singer
June 22 Bruce Campbell actor & director
July 6 Jennifer Saunders English actress, comedian & singer
August 16 Angela Bassett actress
Madonna pop singer & actress
August 29 Michael Jackson pop singer (died 2009)
September 24 Kevin Sorbo actor
October 9 Michael Pare
November 16 Marg Helgenberger actress
November 22 Jamie Lee Curtis
December 1 Charlene Tilton actress & singer, Dallas

References[edit]

  1. ^ Welles, Orson, and Peter Bogdanovich, edited by Jonathan Rosenbaum, This is Orson Welles. New York: HarperCollins Publishers 1992 ISBN 0-06-016616-9
  2. ^ Adams, Val, "Peabody Awards for 1958 Listed". The New York Times, April 8, 1959.
  3. ^ Arnaz, Desi. A Book. New York: William Morrow, 1976. ISBN 0688003427
  4. ^ "Oldest TV Anime's Color Screenshots Posted". Anime News Network. June 19, 2013. Retrieved January 2, 2014.