Monday 13 October 1958
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Barb Bunkowsky-Scherbak and Dwayne Evans.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards.
In UK Stupid Cupid / Carolina Moon by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits.
The Seventh Seal, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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 The Uncle Al Show.
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- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
- Barb Bunkowsky-Scherbak: Toronto, Ontario -- LPGA golfer (1984 Chrysler).
- Dwayne Evans: Phoenix, Arizona -- 200m runner (1976 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Joseph Richard Sylvers: Rocker.
- Jair-Rohm Parker Wells: American musician and composer.
- Maria Cantwell: American politician, junior senator of Washington.
- Derri Daugherty: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (The Choir and Lost Dogs)
- Masako Mori: Japanese singer and actress
- Jair-Rôhm Wells: American bassist and composer (Machine Gun)
- Alexander Moiseyevich Veprik: Composer, dies at 59.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tommy Edwards - It's All In The Game
- Bobby Day - Rock-In Robin
- The Everly Brothers - Bird Dog
- Little Anthony and the Imperials - Tears On My Pillow
- Robin Luke - Susie Darlin'
- Domenico Modugno - Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)
- Earl Grant - The End
- The Elegants - Little Star
- Tommy Dorsey Orchestra - Tea For Two Cha Cha
- Roger Williams - Near You
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