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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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Rangasthalam

Rangasthalam

Directed by: Sukumar

Starring: Ram Charan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Aadhi, Jagapathi Babu

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

Country: United States of America

I Remember Mama

I Remember Mama

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oskar Homolka, Philip Dorn

Country: United States of America

The Leopard

The Leopard

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale, Paolo Stoppa

Country: United States of America

The Patsy

The Patsy

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Marion Davies, Orville Caldwell, Marie Dressler, Lawrence Gray

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1958?
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The White Witch by Elizabeth Goudge

The White Witch

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Set in seventeenth-century England at the outbreak of Civil War, "The White Witch" brings to life the fields, forests, and homes of rural Oxfordshire. In the manor house, Margaret Haslewood and her twin children wait for news of her husband …

Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver

Anatomy of a Murder

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First published by St. Martin's in 1958, Robert Traver's Anatomy of a Murder immediately became the number-one bestseller in America, and was subsequently turned into the successful and now classic Otto Preminger film.

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

By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens

By Love Possessed

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A highly-respected, middle-aged lawyer's involvements with love are revealed in a series of flashbacks

Masters Of Deceit by J. Edgar Hoover

Masters Of Deceit

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J. Edgar Hoover analyzes the Communist movement in the United States.