Monday 24 March 1958
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Enzo Decaro and Roland Koch.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Tequila by The Champs.
In UK Magic Moments by Perry Como was in the top 5 hits.
Run Silent Run Deep, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while Time And The Hour by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stahlnetz.
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Which were the important events of 24 March 1958 ?
- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
- Enzo Decaro: Italian actor, writer and director.
- Roland Koch: German conservative politician, former Minister-President of Hesse and President of the Bundesrat.
- Russell Shurr: American airport employee, died in a fiery aircraft explosion while transferring fuel on 12/10/1993, Mitchell Airport, Milwaukee, WI.
- Mike Woodson: American basketball player and head coach.
- Elvis Presley joins the army (serial number 53310761)
- Rock-n-roll artist Elvis Presley is sworn in as an Army private in Memphis, Tennessee.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Champs - Tequila
- Chuck Berry - Sweet Little Sixteen
- The Chordettes - Lollipop
- Connie Francis - Who's Sorry Now
- The Four Preps - 26 Miles (Santa Catalina)
- The Crescendos - Oh Julie
- John Zacherle - Dinner With Drac Part 1
- Elvis Presley - Don't
- Perry Como - Catch A Falling Star
- Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra - Sail Along Silvery Moon
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