Wednesday 5 November 1958
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hervé Mariton and Sara Netanyahu.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards.
In UK Stupid Cupid / Carolina Moon by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits.
Mon Oncle, directed by Jacques Tati, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Charlie Drake.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 November 1958 ?
- R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
- St. Laetus
- Pope Zachary
- St. Sylvia
- St. Magnus
- St. Galation
- St. Fibitius
- St. Felix and Eusebius
- St. Elizabeth
- St. Dominator
- Ancient Latvia - the festival Katrina
- United Kingdom and New Zealand - Guy Fawkes night (also called Bonfire night; or Fireworks night): Failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament in 1605 is celebrated with bonfires and fireworks.
- St. Domninus
- Hervé Mariton: French politician, a member of the National Assembly of France.
- Sara Netanyahu: The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
- Robert Patrick: American actor.
- Don Falcone: American keyboard player songwriter and producer (Spirits Burning).
- Mo Gaffney: American actress and screenwriter.
- Maria Golovin opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 performances
- KGLD (now KSNG) TV channel 11 in Garden City, KS (NBC) 1st broadcast
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tommy Edwards - It's All In The Game
- Conway Twitty - It's Only Make Believe
- Cozy Cole - Topsy II
- The Kingston Trio - Tom Dooley
- Bobby Day - Rock-In Robin
- Big Bopper - Chantilly Lace
- Tommy Dorsey Orchestra - Tea For Two Cha Cha
- Earl Grant - The End
- Little Anthony and the Imperials - Tears On My Pillow
- The Everly Brothers - Bird Dog
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