Thursday 20 March 1958
It was Thursday, 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 Tequila by The Champs.
In UK Magic Moments by Perry Como was in the top 5 hits.
Run Silent Run Deep, directed by Robert Wise, 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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Which were the important events of 20 March 1958 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
- Holly Hunter in Conyers: Georgia, USA; actress (The Piano, Broadcast News, Roe versus Wade).
- Rickey Jackson: NFL defensive end (San Francisco 49ers).
- Joe Reaiche: Australian rugby player.
- René-Henri Arnaud: French architect, Arnaud designed the building of the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
- Holly Hunter: Movie Actress.
- Adegoke Adelabu: Nigerian politician (Born 1915).
- 50 snow across the Mason-Dixon line
- Clandestine Burasi Bizim Radio (communist) begins transmitting
- Greek Clandestine Burasi Bizim Radio (communist), Voice of Truth first transmission.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Champs - Tequila
- Chuck Berry - Sweet Little Sixteen
- Elvis Presley - Don't
- The Four Preps - 26 Miles (Santa Catalina)
- The Crescendos - Oh Julie
- Connie Francis - Who's Sorry Now
- The Silhouettes - Get A Job
- The Walk - Jimmie McCracklin
- The McGuire Sisters - Sugartime
- Little Richard - Good Golly, Miss Molly
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