Wednesday 21 May 1958
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Barson and Christian Audigier.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to All I Have To Do Is Dream by The Everly Brothers.
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 21 May 1958 ?
- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
- Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
- Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
- Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.
- Saint Goderik
- Mike Barson: rock keyboardist (Madness).
- Christian Audigier: French fashion designer (d. 2015).
- Muffy Calder: Canadian-Scottish computer scientist and academic.
- Michael Crick: English journalist and author.
- Naeem Khan: Indian-American fashion designer.
- Jefery Levy: American director producer and screenwriter
- Indonesian paratroopers reconquer Morotai Island.
- US performs nuclear test at Bikini Island (atmospheric tests).
- United Kingdom Postmaster General Ernest Marples announces that from December, subscriber trunk dialling will be introduced in the Bristol area.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Everly Brothers - All I Have To Do Is Dream
- David Seville - Witch Doctor
- Elvis Presley - Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
- The Platters - Twilight Time
- Laurie London - He's Got The Whole World (In His Hands)
- Dean Martin - Return To Me
- The Monotones - Book Of Love
- Nat King Cole - Looking Back
- The Champs - Tequila
- Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode
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