Friday 19 December 1958
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rick Pearson in Marianna and Michelle Murphy.
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.
Bell Book and Candle, directed by Richard Quine, 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 19 December 1958 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Rick Pearson in Marianna: Florida, USA; Nike golfer (1990 Yuma Open).
- Michelle Murphy: American whose daughters were killed in auto accident on October 13, 2005 shortly after 1:00 AM local time in Southborough, MA.
- Limahl : English singer and keyboard player (Kajagoogoo and Brooks).
- Steven Isserlis: English cellist and author.
- First radio broadcast from space (recorded Christmas message by President Eisenhower: "To all mankind, America's wish for Peace on Earth and Good Will to Men Everywhere").
- President Dwight D. Eisenhower broadcasts a message from a Project SCORE satellite.
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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