Saturday 5 April 1958
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cammie Lusko in Los Angeles and Véronique Gaignard.
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.
On TV people were watching Stahlnetz.
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1958 ?
- 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)
- Cammie Lusko in Los Angeles: California, USA; Guinness' World's Strongest Woman.
- Véronique Gaignard: French victim of the flight Rio-Paris.
- Daniel Schneidermann: French journalist, who focuses on the analysis of televised media.
- Johan Kriek: in South Africa; tennis player (US Indoor 1982).
- Diana Nasution: Indonesian singer.
- Lasantha Wickrematunge: Sri Lankan lawyer and journalist (d. 2009)
- 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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