Friday 30 May 1958
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marie Fredriksson in +ssjo and Michael E Lopez-Alegria in Madrid.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to All I Have To Do Is Dream by The Everly Brothers.
In UK Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits.
No Time for Sergeants, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, 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 30 May 1958 ?
- Saint Reinhilde
- Peru ? National Potato Day .
- United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
- Saint Ferdinand III
- Saint Gabinus
- Saint Jeanne d'Arc
- Trinidad and Tobago ? Indian Arrival Day(National Holiday).
- Marie Fredriksson in +ssjo: Sweden; singer (Roxette - "Must Have Been Love").
- Michael E Lopez-Alegria in Madrid: Spain; US Navy Lieutenant Commander/astronaut (STS 73, sk 92).
- Ted McGinley in Newport Beach: California, USA; actor (The Love Boat, Married With Children, Dynasty).
- Michael Lopez-Alegria: Spanish American astronaut.
- Marie Fredriksson: A Swedish pop singer-songwriter and pianist, best known for forming one half of the pop rock duo Roxette, which she created together with Per Gessle in 1986.
- Adrien Morillas: French motorcycle racer, a winner of the Le Mans 24 Hour Motorcycle race. He took 3rd place in 1992 and 1st place in 1993 and 1994.
- Steve Israel: American lawyer and politician
- Michael López-Alegría: Spanish-American captain pilot and astronaut
- Ted McGinley: American actor
- Unidentified American soldiers killed in WWII and Korean War buried in Arlington, Virginia, USA.
- US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests).
- Memorial Day: the remains of two unidentified American servicemen, killed in action during World War II and the Korean War respectively, are buried at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.
- Charles de Gaulle is brought out of retirement to lead France by decree for 6 months.
- Iceland extends its fishing limits to 12 miles (22.2nbspkm).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Everly Brothers - All I Have To Do Is Dream
- David Seville - Witch Doctor
- Elvis Presley - Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
- The Platters - Twilight Time
- Laurie London - He's Got The Whole World (In His Hands)
- Nat King Cole - Looking Back
- Dean Martin - Return To Me
- The Monotones - Book Of Love
- Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode
- The Four Preps - Big Man
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