Thursday 26 June 1958
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley.
In UK Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits.
King Creole, directed by Michael Curtiz, 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 26 June 1958 ?
- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
- Independence Day in Madagascar
- Saint Josemarfa Escriv� (d. 1975)
- Glen Stewart Godwin: Miami, Florida -- Murderer (FBI Most Wanted).
- Riho Sibul: Estonian singer and guitarist (Ultima Thule and Propeller).
- Pedro Cateriano: Peruvian lawyer and politician, and appointed Prime Minister of Peru on 2 April 2015.
- Stefano Magagnoli: Italian TV journalist and actor in commercials.
- Gaston Eyskens becomes Premier of Belgium
- Mackinac Straits Bridge, Michigan dedicated
- Vanguard SLV-2 launched for Earth orbit (failed).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sheb Wooley - The Purple People Eater
- The Everly Brothers - All I Have To Do Is Dream
- The Coasters - Yakety Yak
- David Seville - Witch Doctor
- Jimmie Rodgers - Secretly
- Dean Martin - Return To Me
- Bobby Freeman - Do You Want To Dance
- Nat King Cole - Looking Back
- Jan and Arnie - Jennie Lee
- Jody Reynolds - Endless Sleep
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