Friday 21 March 1958
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 March 1958 ?
- Blessed Clementia of Hohenberg
- World Poetry Day - by UNESCO.
- St. Nicholas of Flue
- Astrology: First day of star sign Aries.
- China: Chunfen.
- Harmony Day in Australia.
- World Down Syndrome Day
- Earth Day.
- Ostara - Neopagan festival of Ostara.
- Bah�'f Faith - End of the 19-day sunrise-to-sunset.fast.
- Saints Philemon and Domnin
- The third day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- Iranian New Year's Day (Norouz): (also celebrated in many other countries of Asia) Iranian calendar.
- Traditional date of vernal equinox, used for reckoning Easter. The real equinox usually occurs one day earlier.
- South Africa: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
- Benito Ju�rez Day, a Fiesta Patria in Mexico.
- Namibia: Independence Day.
- Japan: Vernal Equinox Day (public holiday).
- Egypt: Mother's Day
- New Year of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Brad Hall in Santa Barbara: California, USA; comedian (Saturday Night Live).
- Marlies Göhr: German controversal athlete (see: Marita Koch) born in the Democratic Republic (GDR).
- Gary Oldman: English actor, filmmaker and musician known for his "big" portrayals of often villainous characters.
- Sabrina Le Beauf: American actress.
- Brad Hall: Santa Barbara, California -- Comedian (SNL).
- Cyril M Kornbluth: American sci-fi writer (Space Merchants), dies at age 34.
- First presentation of West Point's Sylvanus Thayer Award.
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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