Tuesday October 21, 1958
US date format: 10/21/1958, UK date format: 21/10/1958
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 21, 1958). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).
Famous people born on this day include Julio Médem and Gaétan Soucy.
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.
Tarawa Beachhead, directed by Paul Wendkos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while The Best Of Everything by Rona Jaffe was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Blue Peter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 21, 1958?
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
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- 1st women in English House of Lords
- The Life Peerages Act entitles women to sit in the British House of Lords for the first time. The Baronesses Swanborough (Stella Isaacs, Marchioness of Reading) and Wooton (Barbara Wooton) are the first to take their seats.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 21, 1958?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 21, 1958?
On October 21, 1958 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is October 21, 1958?
On October 21, 1958 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on October 21, 1958?
On October 21, 1958 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 21, 1958?
On October 21, 1958 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).
Which famous people are born on October 21, 1958?
On October 21, 1958 several famous people were born including, Julio Médem, Gaétan Soucy, Nancy Mangano.
What was the number one song in October 21, 1958?
The number one song in the week of October 21, 1958 was It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards in US and Stupid Cupid / Carolina Moon by Connie Francis in UK.
What were the top hits on October 21, 1958?
The top hits on October 21, 1958 were It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards, Rock-In Robin by Bobby Day, Topsy II by Cozy Cole in US and Stupid Cupid / Carolina Moon by Connie Francis, Volare by Dean Martin, Move It by Cliff Richard & The Drifters in UK.