November 1958 calendar

November 1958

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

But much more happened on November 1958: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1958?


  • 03 Nov 1958 The new UNESCO building is inaugurated in Paris.
  • 04 Nov 1958 Angelo G Roncalli crowned as Pope John XXIII
  • 05 Nov 1958 Maria Golovin opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 06 Nov 1958 AL announces that Kansas City will play AL record 52 night games in 1959
  • 08 Nov 1958 Maria Golovin closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 10 Nov 1958 WUFT TV channel 5 in Gainesville, Florida (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 11 Nov 1958 La Plume de Ma Tante opens at Royale Theater NYC for 835 performances
  • 12 Nov 1958 Bob Turley of Yankees wins Cy Young Award
  • 13 Nov 1958 New York City Mayor Robert Wagner announces plans to begin a new baseball called the Continental League
  • 17 Nov 1958 KAII TV channel 7 in Wailuku, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 18 Nov 1958 Indians minority stockholders sell their stock to William Delay
  • 22 Nov 1958 The Menzies Liberal government in Australia is re-elected for a fifth term.
  • 23 Nov 1958 The radio version of ''Have Gun - Will Travel'' premieres. It is one of the last dramas to go on the air on commercial radio. Only some NPR stations will broadcast radio dramas in years to come.
  • 24 Nov 1958 Mali becomes an autonomous state within French Community.
  • 25 Nov 1958 Senegal becomes an autonomous state in the French Community.
  • 27 Nov 1958 USSR abrogates Allied war-time agreements on control of Germany.
  • 28 Nov 1958 AL announces Opening Day in 1959 will be earliest ever, April 9
  • 29 Nov 1958 46th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 35-28
  • 30 Nov 1958 WKBW TV channel 7 in Buffalo, New York (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 16 Nov 1958 National Airlines Flight 967 explodes in mid-air over the Gulf of Mexico, killing all 42 aboard.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in November 1958?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - It's All In The Game
  2. - It's Only Make Believe
  3. - Tom Dooley
  4. - Topsy II
  5. - To Know Him, Is To Love Him

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Stupid Cupid / Carolina Moon
  2. - It's All In The Game
  3. - Volare
  4. - Hoots Mon
  5. - Move It


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in November 1958?

Abandon Ship! by Richard F. Newcomb

Abandon Ship!


She was a ship that could make a difference. The battle-scarred U.S.S.S. sailed across the Pacific to rescue the heavy cruiser U.S.S. Indianapolis had just delivered secret cargo that would end World War II.

Herblock'S Special For Today by Herbert Block

Herblock'S Special For Today


Hardcover hardcover book containing political cartoonist Herblock’s work through the years. His brilliant work during Watergate and Richard Nixon's fall is included.

The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith

The Affluent Society


John Kenneth Galbraith's classic study of postwar America's private wealth and public poverty. With his trademark clarity, humor, and eloquence Harvard economist John Kenneth Galbraith get to the heart of

The Proud Possessors by Aline B. Saarinen

The Proud Possessors


The Proud Owners: The lives and times of some adventurous [Hardcover] Jan 01, 1958 SAARINEN.Aline B. ...

The Russian Revolution by Alan Moorehead

The Russian Revolution


The end of WW II brought many gifts. One of these was the papers from the German State. These papers were almost complete and are still secretive today.