Saturday 8 November 1958
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Terry Lee Miall and Richard Curtis.
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 Only In America by Harry Lewis Golden was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Charlie Drake.
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Which were the important events of 8 November 1958 ?
- Terry Lee Miall: England, United Kingdom -- Rock drummer (Adam & The Ants).
- Richard Curtis: New Zealand-born British screenwriter.
- Gerolf Annemans: Belgian politician, a member of the Flemish extreme right block.
- Bertrand Pierre-Galey: French cultural administrator, the Director General of the National Museum of Natural History of Paris.
- Don Byron: American clarinet player and composer.
- Ken Lamberton: American writer, former teacher, and convicted sex offender
- Selçuk Yula: Turkish footballer and journalist (d. 2013)
- Maria Golovin closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 5 performances
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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