Friday 12 December 1958
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sheree J Wilson in Rochester and Monica Attard.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to To Know Him, Is To Love Him by The Teddy Bears.
In UK Hoots Mon by Lord Rockingham's XI was in the top 5 hits.
Some Came Running, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while Around The World With Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 12 December 1958 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Sheree J Wilson in Rochester: Minnesota, USA; actress (Our Family Honor, Dallas).
- Monica Attard: Australian journalist.
- Lucie Guay: Canadian canoer.
- Dag Ingebrigtsen: Norwegian musician.
- Sheree J Wilson: American actress.
- Albert Walsh: Canadian lawyer and politician 1st Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland (d. 1958).
- Dutch Social Democratic Party-ministers / Premier Drees dismissed
- Fergie Gupte takes 9-102 with leggies versus West Indies at Kanpur.
- Guinea joins the United Nations.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Teddy Bears - To Know Him, Is To Love Him
- The Kingston Trio - Tom Dooley
- Conway Twitty - It's Only Make Believe
- The Playmates - Beep Beep
- Elvis Presley - One Night
- The Everly Brothers - Problems
- Ricky Nelson - Lonesome Town
- Cozy Cole - Topsy II
- Elvis Presley - I Got Stung
- Bobby Darin - Queen Of The Hop
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