Sunday 14 December 1958
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Steven Rock-Savage and Spider Tracy.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to To Know Him, Is To Love Him by The Teddy Bears.
In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits.
Some Came Running, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while The King Must Die by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 14 December 1958 ?
- R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
- Steven Rock-Savage: Mellville, Louisiana -- (LSU), actor.
- Spider Tracy: English rock vocalist (The Pogues).
- Mike Scott Scottish rocker (Blues Inc: Waterboys - "Rainbow Warrior").
- Jan Dijksma: Dutch bassist (Weekend at Waikiki).
- Francois Zocchetto: French politician.
- Pierre Bellanger: French business leader, founder and CEO of Skyrock, a French commercial radio station, and founder of skyrock.com, a French-language social network.
- Bruno Gaccio: French comedian, screenwriter and television producer, best known for his involvement in the writing of the show "Les Guignols de l'info" on Canal+ (1992-2007).
- Mike Scott: Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Waterboys)
- Spider Stacy: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Pogues)
- The 3rd Soviet Antarctic Expedition becomes the first expedition to reach The Pole of Relative Inaccessibility in the Antarctic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Teddy Bears - To Know Him, Is To Love Him
- The Kingston Trio - Tom Dooley
- Conway Twitty - It's Only Make Believe
- The Playmates - Beep Beep
- Elvis Presley - One Night
- The Everly Brothers - Problems
- Ricky Nelson - Lonesome Town
- Cozy Cole - Topsy II
- Elvis Presley - I Got Stung
- Bobby Darin - Queen Of The Hop
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