Tuesday 16 September 1958
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Tilly and Orel Hershiser.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) by Domenico Modugno.
In UK When by The Kalin Twins was in the top 5 hits.
Pather Panchali, directed by Satyajit Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while The Cultured Man by Ashley Montagu was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rescue 8.
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- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
- Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
- Jennifer Tilly: Movie Actress.
- Orel Hershiser: American baseball player: pitcher, Indians.
- Henry Milligan: American boxer who began the sport after in college the fall of 1981.
- Hanna Opitz: Brazilian Uranian astrologer.
- Maura O'Connell: Irish singer and actress (De Dannan).
- Neville Southall: Welsh footballer and manager.
- Jennifer Tilly in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Let it Ride, Off Beat, Psycho II).
- Mariano Aprile: Italian insurance fraud; he and his wife faked his death while sailing to collect insurance sum of 1 million lire.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Domenico Modugno - Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)
- The Everly Brothers - Bird Dog
- The Elegants - Little Star
- Tommy Edwards - It's All In The Game
- Jimmy Clanton - Just A Dream
- Bobby Day - Rock-In Robin
- Poni-Tails - Born Too Late
- The Olympics - Western Movies
- Little Anthony and the Imperials - Tears On My Pillow
- Robin Luke - Susie Darlin'
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