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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1958.
The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1958: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1958?


Events

  • 01 Aug 1958 US atomic sub USS Nautilus 1st dives under North Pole
  • 02 Aug 1958 Jordan and Iraq disolve their Arab Federation, after 3 months
  • 03 Aug 1958 USS Nautilus begins 1st crossing of Arctic Ocean under icecap
  • 04 Aug 1958 Dumont TV Network crumbles
  • 05 Aug 1958 Atomic sub USS Nautilus completes 1st trip under North Pole
  • 06 Aug 1958 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island
  • 10 Aug 1958 Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Macktown Golf Open
  • 14 Aug 1958 Cleveland Indians' Vic Power steals home twice in one game.
  • 15 Aug 1958 25th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 35, Detroit 19 (70,000)
  • 17 Aug 1958 Bonnie Hoffman wins LPGA Kansas City Golf Open
  • 18 Aug 1958 Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov, published
  • 19 Aug 1958 NAACP Youth Council begin sit-ins at Oklahoma City Lunch counters.
  • 20 Aug 1958 Cubs use 1st baseman Dale Long as their 1st lefty catcher since 1906
  • 21 Aug 1958 KUT-FM in Austin Texas begins radio transmissions
  • 23 Aug 1958 China PR resumes fire on Quemoi and Matsoe
  • 24 Aug 1958 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Waterloo Golf Open
  • 27 Aug 1958 Clark Griffith says Senators will probably accept offer to move to Minnesota
  • 28 Aug 1958 Nellie Fox sets record for consecutive games without striking out (98)
  • 29 Aug 1958 George Harrison joins Quarrymen (Lennon-McCartney-Best-Sutcliffe)
  • 30 Aug 1958 September 1 – Notting Hill race riots: Riots between blacks and whites in Notting Hill, London.
  • 31 Aug 1958 A parcel bomb sent by Ngo Dinh Nhu, younger brother and chief adviser of South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem, fails to kill King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia.

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Movies

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The Big Country

The Big Country

Release year: 1958

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston

Country: United States of America

God's Little Acre

God's Little Acre

Release year: 1958

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Robert Ryan, Tina Louise, Aldo Ray, Buddy Hackett

The Black Orchid

The Black Orchid

Release year: 1958

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn, Peter Mark Richman, Virginia Vincent

Imitation General

Imitation General

Release year: 1958

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Glenn Ford, Red Buttons, Taina Elg, Dean Jones

The Hunters

The Hunters

Release year: 1958

Directed by: Dick Powell

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Robert Wagner, Richard Egan, May Britt

Books

Which were the most popular books released in August 1958?
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Kids Say The Darndest Things! by Art Linkletter

Kids Say The Darndest Things!

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Almost 50 years since its first printing, this famous collection of children's wisdom and witticisms is now back in print in a facsimile edition to entertain a whole new generation.

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

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.

Mister Music Maker, Lawrence Welk by Mary Lewis Coakley

Mister Music Maker, Lawrence Welk

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This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important

Death Of A Nation by Clifford Dowdey

Death Of A Nation

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Both the book and the jacket look brand new with no wear or markings.