Friday 4 April 1958
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Tequila by The Champs.
In UK Magic Moments by Perry Como was in the top 5 hits.
The Long, Hot Summer, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while Anatomy Of A Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books.
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- Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
- Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
- Lesotho - Heroes' Day
- Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- World Rat Day
- Saint Isidore of Seville, patron saint of the internauts
- International Day for Landmine Awareness and Assistance
- Cazuza : Brazilian singer and composer.
- Mary-Margaret Humes: American model and actress.
- Peter Baltes: German bass player (Accept).
- John Wesley Jones in Lawton: Oklahoma, USA; 4X100 metre relayer (Olympics-gold-1976).
- Hrvoje Horvatic: Video artist.
- Bernard Campan: French actor and film director, he was nominated for best actor for his role in "Se souvenir des belles choses". He is also a member of "Les Inconnus", a trio of humorists (with Didier Bourdon and Pascal Légitimus).
- 1st march against nuclear weapons (Aldermaston England)
- The CND Peace Symbol displayed in public for the first time in London.
- April 7 – In the first protest march for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament from Hyde Park, London to Aldermaston, Berkshire, demonstrators demand the banning of nuclear weapons.
- Cheryl Crane, daughter of actress Lana Turner, fatally stabs her mother's gangster lover Johnny Stompanato (the stabbing is eventually ruled as self-defense).
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