What Happened in Aug 1958

  • Buddy Holly Marries Maria Elena Santiago

    In June 1958, he met Maria Elena Santiago, who was working as a receptionist for Murray Deutch, an executive at Peer-Southern Music, a New York... Read more

  • Madonna is Born

    Madonna (born Madonna Louise Ciccone; August 16, 1958), is an American recording artist, actress and entrepreneur. Born in Bay City, Michigan and... Read more

  • Lolita is Published in the United States

    Due to its subject matter, Nabokov was unable to find an American publisher for Lolita after finishing it in 1953. After four refusals, he finally... Read more

  • Michael Jackson Born

    Michael Joseph Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana (an industrial suburb of Chicago, Illinois) to a working-class family on August 29, 1958. The son... Read more

  • "The Fly" Is Released

    The Fly (1958) is an American science-fiction/horror film, directed by Kurt Neumann. The screenplay was written by James Clavell (his first), from... Read more