Saturday 26 July 1958
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ramona Neubert and Thierry Gilardi.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Yakety Yak by The Coasters.
In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
The Fly, directed by Kurt Neumann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while The Mountain Road by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Frontier Justice.
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Which were the important events of 26 July 1958 ?
- Ramona Neubert: German DR, long jumper / pentathlete (1980 Olympics - 4th Place).
- Thierry Gilardi: French football/soccer commentator on French television.
- Monti Davis: American basketball player (d. 2013).
- Angela Hewitt: Canadian classical pianist.
- Army launches fourth US successful satellite, Explorer IV.
- Explorer program: Explorer 4 is launched.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Coasters - Yakety Yak
- Elvis Presley - Hard Headed Woman
- Sheb Wooley - The Purple People Eater
- Bobby Darin - Splish Splash
- Ricky Nelson - Poor Little Fool
- Perez Prado and His Orchestra - Patricia
- Duane Eddy - Rebel-'Rouser
- Kalin Twins - When
- Jody Reynolds - Endless Sleep
- Jimmie Rodgers - Secretly
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