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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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 July 1958: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1958?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1958 The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation links television broadcasting across Canada via microwave.
  • 03 Jul 1958 Andy Williams Show premieres on ABC (later on CBS & NBC)
  • 04 Jul 1958 72nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: A Cooper beats N Fraser (36 63 64 13-11)
  • 05 Jul 1958 65th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Althea Gibson beats A Mortimer (86 62)
  • 06 Jul 1958 Adolfo Lopez Mateos elected President of Mexico
  • 07 Jul 1958 William Shea outlines plans for a $12M stadium at Flushing Meadows, New York
  • 08 Jul 1958 25th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Memorial Stadium, Baltimore
  • 09 Jul 1958 Giant splash caused by fall of 90 million tons of rock and ice into Lituya Bay, Alaska washes 1,800 feet up the mountain
  • 10 Jul 1958 Ex-king Norodom Sihanoek appointed Premier of Cambodia
  • 11 Jul 1958 Count Michael Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde, direct descendant of Samuel Aba, King of Hungary, at the age of 60 is pistol-whipped and murdered over a few hectares of land by Czechoslovak Communists during the collectivization process at his residence in Olcsvar, Slovakia.
  • 12 Jul 1958 Henri Cornelis becomes Governor-General of the Belgian Congo. He was the last Belgian governor of the Congo prior to independence.
  • 13 Jul 1958 87th British Golf Open: Peter Thomson shoots a 278 at Royal Lytham
  • 14 Jul 1958 Colonel Saddam Hussein and Iraqi army overthrows the monarchy
  • 15 Jul 1958 US marines deployed in Lebanon
  • 17 Jul 1958 King Hussein declares himself head of Jordan / Iraqi federation
  • 19 Jul 1958 Oh, Captain! closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 192 performances
  • 20 Jul 1958 40th PGA Championship: Dow Finsterwald shoots a 276 at Llanerch Country Club - Pennsylvania
  • 24 Jul 1958 14 people named 1st life peers in the UK
  • 25 Jul 1958 The African Regroupment Party (PRA) holds its first congress in Cotonou.
  • 26 Jul 1958 Army launches fourth US successful satellite, Explorer IV.
  • 27 Jul 1958 Louise Suggs wins LPGA French Lick Golf Open
  • 28 Jul 1958 Baltimore Colts wins NFL-championship
  • 29 Jul 1958 Southern Pacific Bay ferries stop running
  • 31 Jul 1958 Anti-Chinese uprising in Tibet

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Big Deal on Madonna Street

Big Deal on Madonna Street

Release year: 1958

Directed by: Mario Monicelli

Starring: Vittorio Gassman, Marcello Mastroianni, Renato Salvatori, Totò

Country: United States of America

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

The Defiant Ones

The Defiant Ones

Release year: 1958

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier, Theodore Bikel, Charles McGraw

Country: United States of America

The Fly

The Fly

Release year: 1958

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: David Hedison, Patricia Owens, Vincent Price, Herbert Marshall

Country: United States of America

The Matchmaker

The Matchmaker

Release year: 1958

Directed by: Joseph Anthony

Starring: Shirley Booth, Anthony Perkins, Shirley MacLaine, Paul Ford

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1958?
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The Days Dividing by John Selby

The Days Dividing

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

The Private World Of Pablo Picasso by David Douglas Duncan

The Private World Of Pablo Picasso

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Out of Print paperback. A Ridge Press Book, distributed by Pocket Books, Inc. The old sales price is on the front cover, upper right corner.

The Ginger Man by J.P. Donleavy

The Ginger Man

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First published in Paris in 1955, and originally banned in the United States, J. P. Donleavy’s first novel is now recognized the world over as a masterpiece and a modern classic

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.

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.