Tuesday 16 December 1958
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bart Oates NFL center (New York Giants and Katie Leigh.
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 It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits.
The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, directed by Nathan Juran, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 December 1958 ?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Bart Oates NFL center (New York Giants: San Francisco 49ers).
- Katie Leigh: American voice actress.
- Bart Oates: American football player and lawyer.
- A fire breaks out in the Vida Department Store in Bogota, Colombia and kills 84 persons.
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 Everly Brothers - Problems
- The Kingston Trio - Tom Dooley
- Elvis Presley - One Night
- The Playmates - Beep Beep
- The Platters - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
- Ricky Nelson - Lonesome Town
- Conway Twitty - It's Only Make Believe
- Elvis Presley - I Got Stung
- The Chipmunks - The Chipmunk Song
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