Wednesday 23 July 1958
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Yakety Yak by The Coasters.
In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
The Fly, directed by Kurt Neumann, 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 23 July 1958 ?
- Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
- St. Liborius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
- Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
- Libya - Revolution Day
- Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
- Kenneth J Green: Danbury, Connecticut -- PGA golfer (1985 Buick Open).
- Lydia Cornell in El Paso: Texas, USA; actress (Sara Rush - Too Close for Comfort).
- Philippe Monneret: French motorcycle rider, the son of Georges Monneret and the half-brother of Pierre Monneret, the first French winner of a Grand Prix in the premier class (500 cm3).
- Tomy Winata: Indonesian businessman and philanthropist founded the Artha Graha Peduli Foundation.
- 1st 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Coasters - Yakety Yak
- Elvis Presley - Hard Headed Woman
- Sheb Wooley - The Purple People Eater
- Bobby Darin - Splish Splash
- Ricky Nelson - Poor Little Fool
- Perez Prado and His Orchestra - Patricia
- Duane Eddy - Rebel-'Rouser
- Kalin Twins - When
- Jody Reynolds - Endless Sleep
- Jimmie Rodgers - Secretly
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