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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1958?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1958 Inauguration of NASA
  • 02 Oct 1958 Guinea (French Guinea) gains independence from France (National Day)
  • 04 Oct 1958 12th NHL All-Star Game: Montreal beat All-Stars 6-3 at Montreal
  • 05 Oct 1958 KRTV TV channel 3 in Great Falls, MT (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 06 Oct 1958 US nuclear sub USS Seawolfe remains record 60 days under pole
  • 07 Oct 1958 Potter Stewart appointed to US Supreme Court.
  • 08 Oct 1958 Braves Eddie Mathews strikes out for World Series record 11th time
  • 09 Oct 1958 New York Yankees beat Milwaukee Braves 4 games to 3 in 55th World Series - Yankees appear in 9 and win 7 of last ten World Series.
  • 11 Oct 1958 Goldilocks opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 161 performances
  • 12 Oct 1958 CVP wins municipal elections in Belgium
  • 14 Oct 1958 Malagasy Republic becomes autonomous republic in French Community.
  • 15 Oct 1958 Tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt
  • 16 Oct 1958 First broadcast of the long-running BBC Television children's programme ''Blue Peter''.ref name=quotPocket On This Dayquot
  • 21 Oct 1958 1st women in English House of Lords
  • 23 Oct 1958 De Gaulle offers Algerians defiance peace of the brave
  • 24 Oct 1958 USSR lends Egypt 400 million rubles to build Aswan Dam
  • 26 Oct 1958 PanAm flies 1st transatlantic jet trip-NY to Paris
  • 27 Oct 1958 Gen Ayub Khan succeeds Iskander Mirza as President of Pakistan
  • 28 Oct 1958 Pete Runnels wins Comeback Player of Year (average went from .230 to .322)
  • 29 Oct 1958 Boris Pasternak refuses Nobel prize for literature

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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American History X

American History X

Directed by: Tony Kaye

Starring: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien

Country: United States of America

Autumn Sonata

Autumn Sonata

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Björk

Country: United States of America

Tangerines

Tangerines

Directed by: Zaza Urushadze

Starring: Lembit Ulfsak, Elmo Nüganen, Giorgi Nakashidze, Misha Meskhi

Show People

Show People

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Marion Davies, William Haines, Dell Henderson, Paul Ralli

Country: United States of America

The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter

Directed by: Anthony Harvey

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, John Castle

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1958?
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The King Must Die by Mary Renault

The King Must Die

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The story of the mythical hero Theseus, slayer of monsters, abductor of princesses and king of Athens. He emerges from these pages as a clearly defined personality; brave, aggressive and quick.

The Best Of Everything by Rona Jaffe

The Best Of Everything

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When Rona Jaffe’s superb page-turner was first published in 1958, it changed contemporary fiction forever. Some readers were shocked, but millions more were electrified when they saw themselves reflected in its story

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.

Women And Thomas Harrow by John P. Marquand

Women And Thomas Harrow

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Bright, clean and fresh, this vintage paperback has light wear from reading and a little tanning from age. No markings, very nice overall. Our Family will pack this book carefully in a bubble wrap envelope.

The New Testament In Modern English by J.B. Phillips

The New Testament In Modern English

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Written in 1958, The New Testament in Modern English is one of the most dynamic and lively translations to ever appear in print. Phillips' rendering of Holy Scripture into contemporary English is accessible and powerful to a modern audience.