Monday 29 December 1958
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Chipmunk Song by The Chipmunks.
In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits.
Bell Book and Candle, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while Around The World With Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 29 December 1958 ?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Nancy Currie: American colonel engineer and astronaut.
- Nancy J Currie: American astronaut.
- Michel Floquet: French journalist, editor of the "Journal de 20 heures" programme on televison station TF1.
- Curt Allen Byrum in Onida: South Dakota, USA; PGA golfer (1989 Hardee's Golf Classic).
- Doris Humphrey: US dancer/choreographer (Dances of Women), dies at age 63.
- Baltimore Colts beat the New York Giants 23-17 in NFL championship game
- TV soap Young Dr Malone debuts
- Rebel troops under Che Guevara begin to invade Santa Clara, Cuba. Fulgencio Batista resigns two days later, on the night of the 31st.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Chipmunks - The Chipmunk Song
- The Platters - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
- The Teddy Bears - To Know Him, Is To Love Him
- Elvis Presley - One Night
- The Everly Brothers - Problems
- The Kingston Trio - Tom Dooley
- Ricky Nelson - Lonesome Town
- The Playmates - Beep Beep
- Clyde McPhatter - A Lover's Question
- Fats Domino - Whole Lotta Loving
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