Wednesday 27 August 1958
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sergei Konstantinovich Krikalev and Yoshinori Mizumaki.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Little Star by The Elegants.
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 Abendschau.
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Which were the important events of 27 August 1958 ?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Sergei Konstantinovich Krikalev: Russia -- Cosmonaut (TM-7, TM-12, STS 60).
- Yoshinori Mizumaki: Tokyo, Japan -- PGA golfer (1994 Byron Nelson-2nd).
- Normand Brathwaite: Canadian comedian and television and radio host.
- Stalking Cat: American body modifier (d. 2012).
- Sergei Krikalev: Russian engineer and astronaut.
- Clark Griffith says Senators will probably accept offer to move to Minnesota
- USSR launches Sputnik 3 with 2 dogs aboard
- Operation Argus: The United States begins nuclear tests over the South Atlantic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Elegants - Little Star
- Domenico Modugno - Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)
- The Everly Brothers - Bird Dog
- Jimmy Clanton - Just A Dream
- Jack Scott - My True Love
- Ricky Nelson - Poor Little Fool
- Perez Prado and His Orchestra - Patricia
- Poni-Tails - Born Too Late
- Peggy Lee - Fever
- Kalin Twins - When
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