Friday July 11, 1958

US date format: 7/11/1958, UK date format: 11/7/1958

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 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 Hugo Sánchez and Lúcia Veríssimo. In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley. In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Big Deal on Madonna Street, directed by Mario Monicelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while The Face Of Minnesota by John Szarkowski was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Discovering the Bible.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
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Events

  • Count Michael Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde, direct descendant of Samuel Aba, King of Hungary, at the age of 60 is pistol-whipped and murdered over a few hectares of land by Czechoslovak Communists during the collectivization process at his residence in Olcsvar, Slovakia.

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Movies

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Big Deal on Madonna Street

Big Deal on Madonna Street

Directed by: Mario Monicelli

Starring: Vittorio Gassman, Marcello Mastroianni, Renato Salvatori, Totò

Country: United States of America

The Matchmaker

The Matchmaker

Directed by: Joseph Anthony

Starring: Shirley Booth, Anthony Perkins, Shirley MacLaine, Paul Ford

The Fly

The Fly

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: David Hedison, Patricia Owens, Vincent Price, Herbert Marshall

Country: United States of America

A Night to Remember

A Night to Remember

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres, Honor Blackman

Country: United States of America

King Creole

King Creole

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones, Walter Matthau, Dolores Hart

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Discovering the Bible

Discovering the Bible

Directed by: Ken Curtis

Opening Night

Opening Night

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Pas geperst

Pas geperst

Words and Music

Words and Music

Face the Nation

Face the Nation

Days to next July 11

If July 11, 1958 is your birthday you're 62 years, 1 month, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton

The Winthrop Woman

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“The Winthrop Woman is that rare literary accomplishment — living history. Really good fictionalized history [like this] often gives closer reality to a period than do factual records.”

The Face Of Minnesota by John Szarkowski

The Face Of Minnesota

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“Ducks in a stream, the bridge at St. Anthony Falls, streets of cities and towns, a fish in a net, the glittering lakes seen under low skies.

The Image Makers by Bernard Dryer

The Image Makers

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A Story You'll Never Forget! "A big book on more ways than length, THE IMAGE MAKERS is fantastic, incredible, fascinating! The scene shifts from Connecticut and New York to Paris

The Best Of Dear Abby by Abigail Van Buren

The Best Of Dear Abby

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A compilation of the most provocative questions and the wisest and wittiest answers to appear in "Dear Abby"'s thirty-three years of syndication.

Masters Of Deceit by J. Edgar Hoover

Masters Of Deceit

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J. Edgar Hoover analyzes the Communist movement in the United States.


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