Saturday 8 March 1958
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andreas Maurer and Gary Numan.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Get A Job by The Silhouettes.
In UK The Story Of My Life by Michael Holliday was in the top 5 hits.
The Brothers Karamazov, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stahlnetz.
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Which were the important events of 8 March 1958 ?
- Saint Philemon (d. 305)
- Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
- Catholicism Saint John of God.
- Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
- Saint Humfried of Terwaan
- Saint Cyrillus of Africa
- Andreas Maurer: in West Germany; tennis star.
- Gary Numan: British musician, a composer of electronic music.
- Nick Capra: American baseball player and manager.
- Andy McDonald: English lawyer and politician.
- Josephina OFF "Frieda" Herberich: Actress (Salontiroler), dies at 85.
- Silky Sullivan comes from 40 lengths back to win by three at Santa Anita.
- William Faulkner says US schools degenerated to become babysitters.
- The USS ''Wisconsin'' is decommissioned, leaving the United States Navy without an active battleship for the first time since 1896 (it is recommissioned October 22, 1988).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Silhouettes - Get A Job
- Elvis Presley - Don't
- Royal Teens - Short Shorts
- The Four Preps - 26 Miles (Santa Catalina)
- The Crescendos - Oh Julie
- Chuck Berry - Sweet Little Sixteen
- Danny & The Juniors - At The Hop
- The Diamonds - The Stroll
- Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra - Sail Along Silvery Moon
- Paul Anka - You Are My Destiny
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