Sunday 16 March 1958
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Don't by Elvis Presley.
In UK Magic Moments by Perry Como was in the top 5 hits.
South Pacific, directed by Joshua Logan, 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.
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- St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
- Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
- Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
- Saint Eusebia (+680)
- Saint Benedicta (+1260)
- Saint Agapitus
- The first day of the Bacchanalia in ancient Rome
- Jorge Ramos: Mexican TV anchor.
- Catherine Mégret: French politician, the mayor of Vitrolles (Bouches-du-Rhône) from 1997 to 2002.
- Phillip Wilcher: Australian pianist and composer.
- Kate Worley: American comic book writer (d. 2004).
- Leon J Cadore: pitched the 26-inning game, dies at age 65.
- Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship.
- The Ford Motor Company produced its 50 millionth automobile, the Thunderbird, averaging almost a million cars a year since the company's founding.
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