Wednesday 9 July 1958
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley.
In UK Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits.
The Fly, directed by Kurt Neumann, 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 9 July 1958 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Our Lady of Peace.
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day: Martyrdom of the B�b.
- Palau - Constitution Day.
- Argentina - Independence Day.
- Roman festival - Caprotinia, or feasts of Juno Caprotina.
- Jeannie Pepper: American porn actress.
- Bob Crudgington: Australian softball head coach (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Jimmy Smits in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Victor Sifuentes - L.A.
- Giant splash caused by fall of 90 million tons of rock and ice into Lituya Bay, Alaska washes 1,800 feet up the mountain
- Lituya Bay is hit by a mega-tsunami. The wave is recorded at 524 meters high, the largest in recorded history.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sheb Wooley - The Purple People Eater
- The Everly Brothers - All I Have To Do Is Dream
- David Seville - Witch Doctor
- Elvis Presley - Hard Headed Woman
- Perez Prado and His Orchestra - Patricia
- The Coasters - Yakety Yak
- Jimmie Rodgers - Secretly
- Bobby Darin - Splish Splash
- Dean Martin - Return To Me
- Jody Reynolds - Endless Sleep
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