Saturday 29 March 1958
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joseph Macé-Scaron and Victor Salva.
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 Long, Hot Summer, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while Peter Freuchen'S Book Of The Seven Seas by Peter Freuchen and David Loth 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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- St. Bertold (d.1179)
- Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
- St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
- St. Eustace
- Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
- Youth Day in Taiwan
- Festival of Ishtar.
- St. Jonas (d. 327)
- Joseph Macé-Scaron
- Victor Salva: American director producer and screenwriter.
- Fiona Reynolds: Director / Council for Protection of Rural England.
- Nouriel Roubini: Turkish-American economist and academic.
- Marc Silvestri: American publisher founded Top Cow Productions.
- Travis Childers: American businessman and politician.
- Pedro Bial: Brazilian journalist and producer.
- W[illiam] C[hristopher] Handy: Composer, dies at 84.
- US Mens Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins
- US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Carol Heiss.
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
- Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra - Sail Along Silvery Moon
- Perry Como - Catch A Falling Star
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