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]

Television shows[edit]

Series on air in 1958[edit]

Debuts[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
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show 1950
Hey, Jeannie! 1958
Kraft Television Theater 1947
Life of Riley 1953
June 26 Climax! 1954

Births[edit]

Date Name Notability
January 4 Matt Frewer Actor (Max Headroom)
January 20 Lorenzo Lamas Actor (Falcon Crest)
January 25 Dinah Manoff Actress (Soap) & director
January 26 Ellen DeGeneres Actress & talk show host (Ellen)
January 30 Brett Butler Actress (Grace Under Fire)
March 3 Miranda Richardson Actress
March 10 Sharon Stone
March 21 Gary Oldman Actor & filmmaker
April 3 Alec Baldwin Actor (30 Rock)
April 29 Eve Plumb Actress (The Brady Bunch)
Michelle Pfeiffer Actress
May 23 Drew Carey Actor, comedian, game show host (The Price Is Right)
May 30 Ted McGinley Actor (Married... with Children)
June 12 Rebecca Holden Actress & singer
June 22 Bruce Campbell Actor (Burn Notice) & director
July 6 Jennifer Saunders Actress, comedian (Absolutely Fabulous)
August 16 Angela Bassett Actress
Madonna Singer & actress
August 29 Michael Jackson Singer
September 21 Penny Smith television presenter
September 24 Kevin Sorbo Actor (Hercules: The Legendary Journeys)
October 9 Michael Paré Actor
November 16 Marg Helgenberger Actress (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation)
November 22 Jamie Lee Curtis Actress (Anything But Love)
December 1 Charlene Tilton Actress (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.