Friday May 09, 1958

US date format: 5/9/1958, UK date format: 9/5/1958

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 9, 1958). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Julio César Uribe and Denis Robert. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Witch Doctor by David Seville. In UK Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. Gigi, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while The Great Democracies by Winston S. Churchill was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching What Next.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1958, at May 09 across the years or at May 1958 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
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Events

  • Botvinnik recaptures world chess championship.
  • Actor-singer Paul Robeson, whose passport has been reinstated, sings in a sold-out one-man recital at Carnegie Hall. The recital is such a success that Robeson gives another one at Carnegie Hall a few days later but, after this, Robeson is seldom seen in public in the United States again. His Carnegie Hall concerts are later released on records and on CD.

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Movies

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Vertigo

Vertigo

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore

Country: United States of America

The Long, Hot Summer

The Long, Hot Summer

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Franciosa, Orson Welles

Country: United States of America

Horror of Dracula

Horror of Dracula

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough, Melissa Stribling

Country: United States of America

Carve Her Name with Pride

Carve Her Name with Pride

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Virginia McKenna, Paul Scofield, Jack Warner, Denise Grey

Country: United States of America

The Young Lions

The Young Lions

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, Dean Martin, Hope Lange

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Stahlnetz

Stahlnetz

Starring: Gerda-Maria Jürgens, Heinz Engelmann, Karl-Heinz Gerdesmann, Kurt Klopsch

Television Playwright

Television Playwright

Gekkô kamen

Gekkô kamen

Written by:

Starring: Koichi Ose

Country: Japan

Jefferson Drum

Jefferson Drum

Starring: Jeff Richards, Eugene Mazzola, Cyril Delevanti, Robert Stevenson

Country: United States of America

NDR Jazz Workshops

NDR Jazz Workshops

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Great Democracies by Winston S. Churchill

The Great Democracies

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The fourth of Churchill’s grandly ambitious four-volume A History of the English-Speaking Peoples begins with the conclusion of the Napoleonic Wars—and ends with the Boer War of 1902.

Attorney For The Damned by Arthur Weinberg

Attorney For The Damned

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"Clarence Darrow [was] perhaps the most effective courtroom opponent of cant, bigotry, and special privilege that our country has produced. All of Darrow's most celebrated pleas are here--in defense of Leopold

Owen Wister Out West by Owen Wister

Owen Wister Out West

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Hardcover; Near Fine; Signed by Author; Dust Jacket - Very Good; 269 pp., index, bibliography, epilogue, photographs, illustrations. A unmarked near fine copy in a very good + clipped dust jacket.

Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver

Anatomy of a Murder

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First published by St. Martin's in 1958, Robert Traver's Anatomy of a Murder immediately became the number-one bestseller in America, and was subsequently turned into the successful and now classic Otto Preminger film.

To Live Again by Catherine Marshall

To Live Again

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For more than forty years To Live Again has been treasured by readers as a true story of divine comfort, human love, and spiritual adventure.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 09, 1958?

On May 09, 1958 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is May 09, 1958?

On May 09, 1958 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 09, 1958?

On May 09, 1958 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 09, 1958?

On May 09, 1958 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 09, 1958?

On May 09, 1958 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 09, 1958?

On May 09, 1958 several famous people were born including, Julio César Uribe, Denis Robert, Esko Rechardt.

Which famous people died on May 09, 1958?

Famous people died on May 09, 1958 include, Bill Goodwin.

What was the number one song in May 09, 1958?

The number one song in the week of May 09, 1958 was Witch Doctor by David Seville in US and Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis in UK.

What were the top hits on May 09, 1958?

The top hits on May 09, 1958 were Witch Doctor by David Seville, All I Have To Do Is Dream by The Everly Brothers, Twilight Time by The Platters in US and Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis, Whole Lotta Woman by Marvin Rainwater, A Wonderful Time Up There by Pat Boone in UK.


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