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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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The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

Country: United States of America

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Directed by: Kundan Shah

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Barve, Satish Shah

Die Hard

Die Hard

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Country: United States of America

Akira

Akira

Directed by: Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Starring: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1958?
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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.

The Mountain Road by Theodore H. White

The Mountain Road

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The time is 1944. The setting is East Asia in flames. The characters are: Philip Baldwin, a New England major with his first command -- a tough and surly American demolition

The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith

The Affluent Society

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John Kenneth Galbraith's classic investigation of private wealth and public poverty in postwar America With customary clarity, eloquence, and humor, Harvard economist John Kenneth Galbraith gets at the heart of

The Northern Light by A.J. Cronin

The Northern Light

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Henry Page, owner of The Northern Light, the oldest and most respected newspaper in Tynecastle, is offered a vast sum to turn over control to a mass-circulation group based in London.