Sunday 18 May 1958
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ray Donaldson and Toyah Wilcox in Birmingham.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Witch Doctor by David Seville.
In UK Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits.
Indiscreet, directed by Stanley Donen, 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.
On TV people were watching Jefferson Drum.
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Which were the important events of 18 May 1958 ?
- Ray Donaldson: NFL center (Dallas Cowboys).
- Toyah Wilcox in Birmingham: England; rocker ("I Want to Be Free").
- Toyah Willcox: British rock musician and actress.
- Rubén Romano: Argentinian-Mexican footballer and coach.
- Jacob Fichman: Romanian-Israeli poet and critic (d. 1958).
- Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open.
- An F-104 Starfighter sets a world speed record of 1,404.19 mph (2,259.82 km/h).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- David Seville - Witch Doctor
- The Everly Brothers - All I Have To Do Is Dream
- The Platters - Twilight Time
- Laurie London - He's Got The Whole World (In His Hands)
- Elvis Presley - Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
- Dean Martin - Return To Me
- The Monotones - Book Of Love
- The Champs - Tequila
- Don Gibson - Oh Lonesome Me
- Nat King Cole - Looking Back
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