Tuesday 26 August 1958
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Zlatko Vujović and Jan Nevens.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Little Star by The Elegants.
In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
Queen of Outer Space, directed by Edward Bernds, 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 Discovering the Bible.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 August 1958
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Which were the important events of 26 August 1958 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:26 August
- Ralph Vaughan Williams: English composer of symphonies, chamber music, opera, choral music, and film scores.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Elegants - Little Star
- Domenico Modugno - Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)
- The Everly Brothers - Bird Dog
- Jimmy Clanton - Just A Dream
- Jack Scott - My True Love
- Ricky Nelson - Poor Little Fool
- Perez Prado and His Orchestra - Patricia
- Peggy Lee - Fever
- Poni-Tails - Born Too Late
- Kalin Twins - When
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