Saturday 23 August 1958
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include James Van Praagh and Julio Franco.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) by Domenico Modugno.
In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
while Anatomy Of A Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Concentration.
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- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- James Van Praagh: American trance-medium who speaks to disincarnate spirits.
- Julio Franco: Dominican baseball player and manager.
- Joanna Storm: American porn actress.
- Martin du Gard: Writer.
- China PR resumes fire on Quemoi and Matsoe
- Marie Ashton completes playing piano a female record 133 hours.
- Chinese Civil War: The Second Taiwan Strait crisis begins with the People's Liberation Army's bombardment of Quemoy.
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