Tuesday 9 December 1958
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Martine Kempf and Raja Gosnell.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to To Know Him, Is To Love Him by The Teddy Bears.
In UK Hoots Mon by Lord Rockingham's XI was in the top 5 hits.
A Night to Remember, directed by Roy Baker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while The Three Edwards by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Charlie Drake.
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- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
- Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
- Tanzania - Independence Day (of Tanganyika from Britain, 1961)
- Martine Kempf
- Raja Gosnell: American director and editor.
- Nancy J Currie in Wilmington Delaware USA Major Army/astronaut (STS 57 70 sk: 88).
- Rikk Agnew: American guitarist and songwriter (Adolescents D.I.
- Nick Seymour: Australian bass player songwriter and producer (Crowded House Deadstar and Tarmac Adam).
- Robert H W Welch Jr and 11 other men meet in Indianapolis, Indiana to form the anti-Communist John Birch Society.
- The John Birch Society is founded in the United States.
- The right-wing John Birch Society is founded in the USA by Robert Welch, a retired candy manufacturer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Teddy Bears - To Know Him, Is To Love Him
- The Kingston Trio - Tom Dooley
- Conway Twitty - It's Only Make Believe
- The Playmates - Beep Beep
- Elvis Presley - One Night
- The Everly Brothers - Problems
- Ricky Nelson - Lonesome Town
- Cozy Cole - Topsy II
- Elvis Presley - I Got Stung
- Bobby Darin - Queen Of The Hop
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