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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1958?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1958 Sobers completes 446 stand for second wicket with Conrad Hunte, 260.
  • 02 Mar 1958 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open.
  • 03 Mar 1958 KTVU TV channel 2 in Oakland-San Francisco, CA (IND) 1st broadcast
  • 05 Mar 1958 KDUH TV channel 4 in Scottsbluff-Hay Spring, NB (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 07 Mar 1958 Chicago Cardinals announce they will play their 1958 opener in Buffalo, New York.
  • 08 Mar 1958 Silky Sullivan comes from 40 lengths back to win by three at Santa Anita.
  • 09 Mar 1958 George Yardley (Detroit Pistons) is first NBA player to score 2,000 points in season.
  • 11 Mar 1958 Charles Van Doren finally loses on TV game show 21
  • 12 Mar 1958 British Empire Day is renamed "Commonwealth Day".
  • 13 Mar 1958 Government troops land in Sumatra, Indonesia.
  • 14 Mar 1958 Recording Industry Association of American created
  • 15 Mar 1958 Body Beautiful closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 60 performances
  • 16 Mar 1958 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship.
  • 17 Mar 1958 Navy launches Vanguard 1 into orbit (second US satellite), measures Earth shape.
  • 18 Mar 1958 Dodgers announces mascot / clown Emmett Kelly will not perform in 1958
  • 19 Mar 1958 Sobers completes a century in each inning versus Pakistan.
  • 20 Mar 1958 50 snow across the Mason-Dixon line
  • 21 Mar 1958 First presentation of West Point's Sylvanus Thayer Award.
  • 22 Mar 1958 Faisal succeeds Saudi as king of Saudi-Arabia.
  • 24 Mar 1958 Elvis Presley joins the army (serial number 53310761)
  • 25 Mar 1958 West German parliament desires German atomic weapons.
  • 26 Mar 1958 30th Academy Awards - Bridge on the River Kwai, Alec Guinness, and Joanne Woodward win.
  • 27 Mar 1958 Havana Hilton opens
  • 28 Mar 1958 W[illiam] C[hristopher] Handy, US conductor/composer (Saint Louis Blues), dies at age 84.
  • 31 Mar 1958 The Grand Canyon Diorama attraction opens in Disneyland, part of the Santa Fe and Disneyland Railroad. At 306 feet long, it is the world's longest seamless hand-woven canvas.

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Movies

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The Long, Hot Summer

The Long, Hot Summer

Release year: 1958

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Franciosa, Orson Welles

Country: United States of America

The Young Lions

The Young Lions

Release year: 1958

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, Dean Martin, Hope Lange

Country: United States of America

Teacher's Pet

Teacher's Pet

Release year: 1958

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Clark Gable, Doris Day, Gig Young, Mamie Van Doren

Country: United States of America

Underworld Beauty

Underworld Beauty

Release year: 1958

Directed by: Seijun Suzuki

Starring: Michitarô Mizushima, Mari Shiraki, Shinsuke Ashida, Tôru Abe

Dunkirk

Dunkirk

Release year: 1958

Directed by: Leslie Norman

Starring: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee, Robert Urquhart

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1958?
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America As A Civilization by Max Lerner

America As A Civilization

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Life and Thought in the United States Today

Exile And The Kingdom by Albert Camus

Exile And The Kingdom

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From a variety of masterfully rendered perspectives, these six stories depict people at painful odds with the world around them. A wife can only surrender to a desert night by

Voltaire In Love by Nancy Mitford

Voltaire In Love

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The inimitable Nancy Mitford’s account of Voltaire’s fifteen-year relationship with the Marquise du Châtelet—the renowned mathematician who introduced Isaac Newton’s revolutionary new physics to France—is a spirited romp in the company

The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard

The Hidden Persuaders

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"One of the best books around for demystifying the deliberately mysterious arts of advertising."--Salon"Fascinating, entertaining and thought-stimulating."--The New York Times Book Review"A brisk, authoritative and frightening report on how manufacturers, fundraisers

Be My Guest by Conrad Hilton

Be My Guest

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Be My Guest