Monday 14 July 1958
It was Monday, 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 All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers 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 14 July 1958 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
- France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday
- Joe Keenan: American novelist, script writer, producer and playwright, he is a twin as well.
- Robert Jensen: American journalist and activist.
- Mircea Geoană: Romanian politician and diplomat 97th Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
- Anne Hegerty: British television personality.
- Colonel Saddam Hussein and Iraqi army overthrows the monarchy
- General Abdul K Kassem forms a military government in Iraq
- Pope Pius XII publishes his 39th and last encyclical Meminisse juvat
- Iraqi Revolution: in Iraq the monarchy is overthrown by popular forces led by Abdul Karim Kassem, who becomes the nation's new leader.
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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
- Ricky Nelson - Poor Little Fool
- Elvis Presley - Hard Headed Woman
- Perez Prado and His Orchestra - Patricia
- The Coasters - Yakety Yak
- Jimmie Rodgers - Secretly
- Bobby Darin - Splish Splash
- Jody Reynolds - Endless Sleep
- Duane Eddy - Rebel-'Rouser
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