Saturday 5 April 1958
It was Saturday, 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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- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Johan Kriek: in South Africa; tennis player (US Indoor 1982).
- Diana Nasution: Indonesian singer.
- Lasantha Wickrematunge: Sri Lankan lawyer and journalist (d. 2009).
- Véronique Gaignard: French victim of the flight Rio-Paris.
- Cammie Lusko in Los Angeles: California, USA; Guinness' World's Strongest Woman.
- Daniel Schneidermann: French journalist, who focuses on the analysis of televised media. He is mainly active in weekly columns—-in the past in Le Monde and presently in Libération—-and on a television show: Arrêt sur images ("Freeze-frame"), broadcast by the public TV channel France 5. The television show was terminated in 2007 by France 5 direction, an incident that led to the creation of the Arret Sur Images web site.
- Jozef Brems: Flemish apostole vicar of Denmark, dies at age 87.
- Ripple Rock, an underwater threat to navigation in the Seymour Narrows in Canada is destroyed in one of the largest non-nuclear controlled explosions of the time.
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