Monday 22 September 1958
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andrea Bocelli and Joan Jett.
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.
Damn Yankees!, directed by George Abbott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Texan.
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- Saint Emmeramus
- Saint Florentius
- In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
- In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
- Saint Jonas
- RC Saints - It has been or still is the feast day of the following saints: Saints Digna & Emerita
- In Europe and in cities throughout the world, Car Free Day.
- Mali - Independence Day (from France, 1960)
- Bulgaria - Independence Day 1908
- French Republican Calendar - Raisin (Grape) Day, first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saint Thomas of Villanueva
- Saint Sanctinus
- Saint Salaberga
- Saint Phocas
- Saint Maurice
- Saint Lolanus
- Saint Lioba
- Saint Lauto
- Autumnal equinox in the Northern hemisphere, Vernal equinox in the Southern hemisphere 1996, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2012 (by UT).
- Andrea Bocelli: Italian singer who has cut an unusual swath through a unique path, becoming a pop star without radio and a chart-topping lyric tenor virtually without singing opera.
- Joan Jett: American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and occasional actress, best known for her work with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts.
- Eddy Planckaert
- Franco Forini
- Tim Miller: American gay performance artist, political activist, teacher, Along with three other artists in the "NEA Four" he won a Supreme Court action against the first Bush government after it had withdrawn their National Endowment for the Arts funding because of the supposedly controversial content of their artworks.
- Neil Cavuto: American television commentator.
- Christian Dozzler: Austrian-American singer-songwriter.
- Lynn Herring: American model and actress Miss Virginia USA 1977.
- Mark Patton: American actor.
- Vasili Yuriyevich Lukiyanyuk: Russian Cosmonaut.
- Mireille Deyglun: Canadian actress who is the daughter of Quebec actors Henry Deyglun and Janine Sutto.
- Catherine Deyglun: Canadian newsmaker, the twin sister of actress Mirielle Deyglun and the daughter of Quebec actors Henry Deyglun and Janine Sutto.
- KTVK TV channel 3 in Phoenix, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting
- US nuclear sub USS Skate remains 31 days under Pole (record)
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
- Tommy Edwards - It's All In The Game
- The Elegants - Little Star
- Bobby Day - Rock-In Robin
- Jimmy Clanton - Just A Dream
- Little Anthony and the Imperials - Tears On My Pillow
- Robin Luke - Susie Darlin'
- Poni-Tails - Born Too Late
- The Everly Brothers - Devoted To You
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