September 1958 calendar

September 1958

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1958?


  • 01 Sep 1958 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Opie Turner Golf Open
  • 02 Sep 1958 Henry Verwoerd appointed Prime Minister of South Africa
  • 05 Sep 1958 Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak published in US
  • 06 Sep 1958 Mary Ann Mobley (Miss), 21, crowned 31st Miss America 1959
  • 07 Sep 1958 72nd US Womens Tennis: Althea Gibson beats Darlene R Hard
  • 08 Sep 1958 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open
  • 09 Sep 1958 Race riots in Notting Hill Gate, London
  • 10 Sep 1958 WJCT TV channel 7 in Jacksonville, Florida (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 12 Sep 1958 US Supreme Court orders Little Rock Ark high school to integrate
  • 13 Sep 1958 Braves Warren Spahn is 1st lefty to win 20 or more games 9 times
  • 14 Sep 1958 Jackie Pung wins LPGA Jackson Golf Open
  • 15 Sep 1958 48 die in a train crash in Elizabethport, New Jersey
  • 20 Sep 1958 Ferhat Abbas forms Algerian government in exile
  • 21 Sep 1958 First airplane flight exceeding 1200 hours, lands in Dallas, Texas, USA.
  • 22 Sep 1958 KTVK TV channel 3 in Phoenix, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 24 Sep 1958 First welded aluminum girder highway bridge completed, Urbandale, Iowa, USA.
  • 27 Sep 1958 Typhoon Ida kills at least 1,269 in Honshū, Japan.
  • 28 Sep 1958 France adopts constitution
  • 29 Sep 1958 Studio One, TV Anthology Drama last airs on CBS-TV
  • 30 Sep 1958 The U.S.S.R. performs a nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya.
  • 12 Sep 1958 Jack Kilby demonstrates the first working integrated circuit while working at Texas Instruments.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)
  2. - Little Star
  3. - Bird Dogyoutube
  4. - It's All In The Gameyoutube
  5. - Just A Dream

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Whenyoutube
  2. - Stupid Cupid / Carolina Moonyoutube
  3. - Return To Meyoutube
  4. - Volareyoutube
  5. - All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudetteyoutube


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in September 1958?

The Best Of Everything by Rona Jaffe

The Best Of Everything


It was 1958 when Rona Jaffe's brilliant page-turner first appeared. This book changed the face of contemporary fiction. While some readers were shocked by the story, millions more were captivated when they saw their own reflections in it.

Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver

Anatomy of a Murder


Robert Traver's Anatomy of a Murder was first published by St. Martin's 1958. It quickly became America's number-one bestseller and was later made into the classic Otto Preminger film.

The King Must Die by Mary Renault

The King Must Die


This is the story of Theosus, mythical hero, who was slayer of monsters and abductor of princesses. He also became the king of Athens. These pages show him as a well-defined personality, brave, aggressive, and quick.

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 Once And Future King by Terence Hanbury White

The Once And Future King


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