Tuesday 20 May 1958
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jane Wiedlin in Oconomowoc and Mike Engleman in Sonoma.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to All I Have To Do Is Dream by The Everly Brothers.
In UK Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits.
Indiscreet, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Jefferson Drum.
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Which were the important events of 20 May 1958 ?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Jane Wiedlin in Oconomowoc: Wisconsin, USA; singer/guitarist (GoGos, Fur, Rush Hour).
- Mike Engleman in Sonoma: California, USA; cyclist (Olympics-1996).
- Ronald Prescot Reagan in Los Angeles: California, USA; President's son/TV host (Ron Reagan Show).
- Ron Reagan: American noted family, the son of Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis.
- Jane Wiedlin: American musician, a member of the new-wave female group, "The Go-Go's," a songwriter, singer and rhythm guitar player.
- US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests).
- Fulgencio Batista's government launches a counteroffensive against Castro's rebels.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Everly Brothers - All I Have To Do Is Dream
- David Seville - Witch Doctor
- Elvis Presley - Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
- The Platters - Twilight Time
- Laurie London - He's Got The Whole World (In His Hands)
- Dean Martin - Return To Me
- The Monotones - Book Of Love
- Nat King Cole - Looking Back
- The Champs - Tequila
- Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode
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