Thursday June 26, 1958

US date format: 6/26/1958, UK date format: 26/6/1958

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 26, 1958). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Glen Stewart Godwin and Stefano Magagnoli. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley. In UK Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. A Night to Remember, directed by Roy Ward Baker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while Inside Russia Today by John Gunther was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Discovering the Bible.
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A Night to Remember

A Night to Remember

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres, Honor Blackman

Country: United States of America

King Creole

King Creole

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones, Walter Matthau, Dolores Hart

Country: United States of America

Space Master X-7

Space Master X-7

Directed by: Edward Bernds

Starring: Bill Williams, Lyn Thomas, Robert Ellis, Paul Frees

The Bravados

The Bravados

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Joan Collins, Stephen Boyd, Albert Salmi

Country: United States of America

Indiscreet

Indiscreet

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Cecil Parker, Phyllis Calvert

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
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Events

  • Gaston Eyskens becomes Premier of Belgium

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

TV Series

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Discovering the Bible

Discovering the Bible

Directed by: Ken Curtis

Opening Night

Opening Night

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Frontier Justice

Frontier Justice

Starring: Lew Ayres, Melvyn Douglas, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States of America

Decision

Decision

The Man from Tomorrow

The Man from Tomorrow

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Books

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The Best Of Dear Abby by Abigail Van Buren

The Best Of Dear Abby

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A compilation of the most provocative questions and the wisest and wittiest answers to appear in "Dear Abby"'s thirty-three years of syndication.

A Summer Place by Sloan Wilson

A Summer Place

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First published in 1958 and then turned into a film of the same name in 1959 featuring Troy Donahue, Sandra Dee, Dorothy McGuire and Richard Egan, this classic romance is available

Please Don'T Eat The Daisies by Jean Kerr

Please Don'T Eat The Daisies

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Please Don't Eat the Daisies has sold millions of copies since its original publication in 1957. It became a film in 1960 starring David Niven and Doris Day, and a television

Attorney For The Damned by Arthur Weinberg

Attorney For The Damned

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"Clarence Darrow [was] perhaps the most effective courtroom opponent of cant, bigotry, and special privilege that our country has produced. All of Darrow's most celebrated pleas are here--in defense of Leopold

Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver

Anatomy of a Murder

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First published by St. Martin's in 1958, Robert Traver's Anatomy of a Murder immediately became the number-one bestseller in America, and was subsequently turned into the successful and now classic Otto Preminger film.


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