Saturday 12 April 1958
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tony James and Will Sergeant rock guitarist (Echo and Bunnymen - "Killing Moon".
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Tequila by The Champs.
In UK Magic Moments by Perry Como was in the top 5 hits.
The Long, Hot Summer, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while Anatomy Of A Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stahlnetz.
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Which were the important events of 12 April 1958 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- Tony James: Rock bassist (Sigue Sigue Sputnik-Love Missile F-111).
- Will Sergeant rock guitarist (Echo and Bunnymen - "Killing Moon": "Heaven Up Here").
- Howard Stableford: English actor and host.
- J Alexander: American model, reality TV personality and runway coach, also known as Miss J..
- Will Sergeant: English guitarist (Echo & the Bunnymen and Electrafixion).
- Flemish Open air museum opens in Bokrijk
- 12th NBA Championship: Saint Louis Hawks beat Boston Celtics, 4 games to 2.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Champs - Tequila
- Chuck Berry - Sweet Little Sixteen
- The Chordettes - Lollipop
- Laurie London - He's Got The Whole World (In His Hands)
- Connie Francis - Who's Sorry Now
- The McGuire Sisters - Sugartime
- Jerry Lee Lewis - Breathless
- Elvis Presley - Don't
- Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra - Sail Along Silvery Moon
- Andy Williams - Are You Sincere
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