Friday 11 April 1958
It was Friday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 11 April 1958 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Brynn Hartman: American noted family, the wife of TV star Phil Hartman, who shot her husband to death as he slept the night of May 28, 1998, approximately 2:00 AM to 2:30 AM at their home in Encino, CA.
- Sally Clark: Feilding, New Zealand -- Equestrian 3 day event (1996 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Ana Polo: TV Show Host.
- John Castellanos in San Diego: California, USA; actor (John Silva - The Young and the Restless).
- Didier Levillain: French sailor, a professional skipper who competed in the Route du Rhum 1998 and 2002.
- Stuart Adamson: English-Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Skids Big Country) (d. 2001)
- Lyudmila Kondratyeva: Russian sprinter
- Konstantin Yuon: Russian painter and set designer (d. 1958).
- Brooks Hall in Civic Center dedicated (San Francisco)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Champs - Tequila
- Elvis Presley - Don't
- The McGuire Sisters - Sugartime
- Laurie London - He's Got The Whole World (In His Hands)
- Chuck Berry - Sweet Little Sixteen
- The Chordettes - Lollipop
- Andy Williams - Are You Sincere
- Connie Francis - Who's Sorry Now
- Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra - Sail Along Silvery Moon
- Jerry Lee Lewis - Breathless
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