Timelines for year 1958
He reached the US Top 40 Pop charts for a couple of weeks in 1958 with his novelty recording, 'Delicious!' on Jubilee Records featuring instrumental backing from Appleknocker And His Group. The female part was comedienne Phylis Diller. It was basically the two of them taking a drink of champagne and exclaiming "delicious!" As the record progresses they get drunker and giddier, slurring the word and laughing hysterically.
Was crowned Sophomore Princess at Columbia High School in 1958.
Has three daughters: Eve (born on 18-12-1958), Elizabeth Alda (born on 20-8-1960) and Beatrice Alda(born on 10-8-1961).
Mickey's son Teddy Rooney appeared with him in Andy Hardy Comes Home , portraying - who else? - Andy Hardy Jr.
Mickey's son Teddy Rooney appeared with him in Andy Hardy Comes Home (1958), portraying - who else? - Andy Hardy Jr.
Miss USA 1958, representing the state of Louisiana. In the 1958 Miss Universe Beauty Pageant, she was third runner-up to the eventual winner, Miss Colombia.
Children: Roy Dewayne Orbison (1958 - Sept 15 1968), Anthony King Orbison (1962 - Sept 15 1968), and Wesley Orbison (born 1965) by first wife Claudette. Roy Kelton Orbison Jr. (born Oct 18 1970) and Alex Orbison (born 1975) by second wife Barbara.
Cast as the show M.C. and comedian Frankie Wing ("Gliding through my memoree") in the 1958 Broadway cast of "Flower Drum Song", and Larry Blyden was Sammie Fong. Jack moved up to the Sammie Fong role for the 1961 film.
Portrayed Wichita on CBS Radio's "Luke Slaughter of Tombstone" (1958).
Was originally a profolic theater and stage actor, finding success there, but later became a movie star, starring in a number of popular films such as The Lineup (1958), A Summer Place (1959), Half Angel (1951) and Black Angel (1946). He was also a prolific radio actor.
Was nominated for Broadway's 1958 Tony Award as Best Actress (Supporting or Featured Role - Musical) for playing Mae in "Oh, Captain!"
He married Billie Gipson in 1958.
Voted into the National College Football Hall of Fame in 1958.
Appeared in recurring roles on several TV shows including "The Rifleman" (1958), "McHale's Navy" (1962), "The Odd Couple" (1970) and "Archie Bunker's Place" (1979). He also could be glimpsed every once in a while on "Newhart" (1982). Bill's daughter, Ginny Newhart, is married to the show's star, Bob Newhart.
She played Maggie the Cat in the original Broadway production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Elizabeth Taylor garnered the role in the Hollywood film version - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)).
Her father married twice more, just before Norman's death in 1958.
Played in five all-pro games plus the World Championships in 1958 and 1959.
In 1958, Feller told a Congressional committee that major league baseball was so badly managed at the executive level that the game should be subject to anti-trust laws.
Ray Heatherton served as the sea captain host/performer of a weekend evening edition of WPIX TV Ch. 11 NYC's "Popeye Show". He Mc'd it from Saturday & Sunday 8 & 9 September l956 to Saturday March 29, 1958 and Sunday April 13, 1958. Mr.Heatherton revived "The Merry Mailman" as a weekday afternoon kids TV show - "The Merry Mailman's Funhouse" - on WPIX TV Ch.ll in NYC from Monday September 25, 1961 to Friday May 31, 1963.
Defeated British boxer Gary Elms by knockout in the third round in the 1958 Hong Kong amateur boxing championships by using Wing Chun traps and high/low-level straight punches. Before he met Elms in the finals, he knocked out three boxers in the first round. Hawkings Cheung, his fellow Wing Chun street fighter, witnessed the event.