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..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson

Country: United States of America

The Big Country

The Big Country

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston

Country: United States of America

The Last Hurrah

The Last Hurrah

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Jeffrey Hunter, Dianne Foster, Pat O'Brien

Man of the West

Man of the West

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Gary Cooper, Julie London, Lee J. Cobb, Arthur O'Connell

Country: United States of America

Party Girl

Party Girl

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Robert Taylor, Cyd Charisse, Lee J. Cobb, John Ireland

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TV Series

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Frontier Doctor

Frontier Doctor

Starring: Rex Allen

Country: United States of America

The Texan

The Texan

Starring: Rory Calhoun

Country: United States of America

Cimarron City

Cimarron City

Starring: George Montgomery, John Smith, Audrey Totter, Dan Blocker

Country: United States of America

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

Directed by: Joseph Henson

Blue Peter

Blue Peter

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Best Of Everything by Rona Jaffe

The Best Of Everything

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When Rona Jaffe’s superb page-turner was first published in 1958, it changed contemporary fiction forever. Some readers were shocked, but millions more were electrified when they saw themselves reflected in its story

The Russian Revolution by Alan Moorehead

The Russian Revolution

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WW II's abrupt end brought us many gifts, none stranger than the papers of the German State. These were captured virtually complete, and to this day give up secrets.

The King Must Die by Mary Renault

The King Must Die

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The story of the mythical hero Theseus, slayer of monsters, abductor of princesses and king of Athens. He emerges from these pages as a clearly defined personality; brave, aggressive and quick.

War And Peace In The Space Age by James M. Gavin

War And Peace In The Space Age

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General Gavin describes precisely the military scientific and technological goals we must achieve for our own defense by 1965.

Kids Say The Darndest Things! by Art Linkletter

Kids Say The Darndest Things!

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Almost 50 years since its first printing, this famous collection of children's wisdom and witticisms is now back in print in a facsimile edition to entertain a whole new generation.

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.


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