Sunday 10 August 1958
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Dokes and Michael Dokes.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Poor Little Fool by Ricky Nelson.
In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
The Fly, directed by Kurt Neumann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while Kids Say The Darndest Things! by Art Linkletter was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 10 August 1958 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Mike Dokes: American boxer; world heavyweight champion 12/10/1982 after ten years professional boxing.
- Michael Dokes: American boxer (d. 2012).
- Jack Richards: English cricketer coach and manager.
- Rosie Winterton: English nurse and politician Shadow Leader of the House of Commons.
- Frank Demaree: American baseball player and manager (d. 1958).
- Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Macktown Golf Open
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