Thursday 8 May 1958
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Witch Doctor by David Seville.
In UK Whole Lotta Woman by Marvin Rainwater was in the top 5 hits.
Gigi, directed by Vincente Minnelli, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1958 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Evelina Nazzari: Italian noted family, the daughter of actor Amedeo Nazzari and Irene Genna.
- Pierre L'Hoest: Belgian businessman.
- Lovie Smith: American professional football coach.
- Roddy Doyle: Irish author playwright and screenwriter.
- Simone Kleinsma: Dutch actress and singer.
- Brooks Newmark: American-English businessman and politician Lord of the Treasury
- Nasni Matni: Lebanese journalist, murdered.
- President Eisenhower orders National Guard out of Central HS, Little Rock
- VP Nixon is shoved, stoned, booed and spat upon by protesters in Peru
- US Vice President Richard Nixon is shoved, stoned, booed and spat upon by protesters in Peru.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Everly Brothers - All I Have To Do Is Dream
- The Champs - Tequila
- Laurie London - He's Got The Whole World (In His Hands)
- David Seville - Witch Doctor
- The Platters - Twilight Time
- The Chordettes - Lollipop
- Elvis Presley - Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
- Dean Martin - Return To Me
- The Monotones - Book Of Love
- Don Gibson - Oh Lonesome Me
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