Monday 30 June 1958
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Esa-Pekka Salonen in Helsinki and Lina Nikolakopoulou.
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.
On TV people were watching Frontier Justice.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 June 1958 ?
- Independence Day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
- First Martyrs of the See of Rome.
- Esa-Pekka Salonen in Helsinki: Finland; conductor (Giro).
- Lina Nikolakopoulou: Greek lyricist.
- Joël Matray: French matador, seriously wounded by a bull in Bayonne on 14 July 1982.
- Tommy Keene: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Esa-Pekka Salonen: Finnish conductor and composer.
- No Chemise, Please by Gerry Grenahan peaks at #24
- Dutch Government of Drees ends obligatory dismissal of married teachers
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 Coasters - Yakety Yak
- The Everly Brothers - All I Have To Do Is Dream
- David Seville - Witch Doctor
- Jody Reynolds - Endless Sleep
- Dean Martin - Return To Me
- Jimmie Rodgers - Secretly
- Jan and Arnie - Jennie Lee
- Bobby Freeman - Do You Want To Dance
- The Four Preps - Big Man
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