Thursday 18 September 1958
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jeff Bostic and Jeffrey Coombs.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) by Domenico Modugno.
In UK When by The Kalin Twins was in the top 5 hits.
The Defiant Ones, directed by Stanley Kramer, 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 The Ed Wynn Show.
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- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- Jeff Bostic: American athlete, pro football for the Washington Redskins from 1980-1993.
- Jeffrey Coombs: American terrorist victim, killed on Flight 11 that hit the World Trade Center on 9/11/2001.
- John Aldridge: English-Irish footballer and manager.
- Don Geronimo: American radio personality.
- Linda Lusardi: English model and actress.
- Malcolm Press: English ecologist and academic
- Derek Pringle: Kenyan-English cricketer and journalist
- Rachid Taha: Algerian singer and activist
- Joan Walsh: American journalist and blogger
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Domenico Modugno - Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)
- The Everly Brothers - Bird Dog
- The Elegants - Little Star
- Tommy Edwards - It's All In The Game
- Jimmy Clanton - Just A Dream
- Bobby Day - Rock-In Robin
- Poni-Tails - Born Too Late
- The Olympics - Western Movies
- Little Anthony and the Imperials - Tears On My Pillow
- Robin Luke - Susie Darlin'
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