Wednesday 26 March 1958
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Philip Brown in Coalinga and Elio de Angelis.
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.
The Young Lions, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while Kids Say The Darndest Things! by Art Linkletter was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stahlnetz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 March 1958 ?
- Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
- Saint Ludger
- Saint Larissa
- Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
- Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
- Philip Brown in Coalinga: California, USA; actor (Doris Day Show, Colbys).
- Elio de Angelis: Italian racing driver (d. 1986).
- Elio De Angelis: Italian race driver in Formula One; champion 1975.
- Uwe Flesche: German fine artist and designer, a graduate of the German technical School of Design 1981.
- Chris Codiroli: American baseball player.
- 30th Academy Awards - Bridge on the River Kwai, Alec Guinness, and Joanne Woodward win.
- Army launches 3rd successful US satellite, Explorer III
- US Army launches America's third successful satellite, Explorer III.
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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