Wednesday 23 July 1958
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kenneth J Green and Lydia Cornell in El Paso.
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.
On TV people were watching Frontier Justice.
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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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