1958 facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1920s  1930s  1940s  – 1950s –  1960s  1970s  1980s
Years: 1955 1956 195719581959 1960 1961

Events

Births

Deaths

Movies released

  • Hidden Fortress
  • Hercules starring bodybuilder Steve Reeves

Hit Songs

  • "All I Have to Do Is Dream" – Everly Brothers
  • "Rebel Rouser" – Duane Eddy
  • "To Know Him Is to Love Him" – Teddy Bears

New Books

  • The Affluent Society – John Kenneth Galbraith
  • Anatomy of a Murder – Robert Traver
  • Around the World with Auntie Mame – Patrick Dennis
  • BalthazarLawrence Durrell
  • Bird of Fire – Helen White
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's – Truman Capote
  • Candy – Maxwell Kenton
  • Crazy in Berlin – Thomas Berger
  • Culture and Society 1780-1950Raymond Williams
  • The Dharma BumsJack Kerouac
  • Dr. NoIan Fleming
  • The Enemy Camp – Jerome Weidman
  • The Fly – James Clavell
  • A Fly Went By – Mike McClintock
  • From the Terrace – John O'Hara
  • I Like It HereKingsley Amis
  • Ice Palace – Edna Ferber
  • The LeopardGiuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
  • Masters of DeceitJ. Edgar Hoover
  • Our Man in Havana – Graham Greene
  • PlaybackRaymond Chandler
  • The Red Sea SharksHergé
  • Red Alert – Peter George
  • Venetia – Georgette Heyer
  • Victorine – Frances Parkinson Keyes
  • The Winthrop Woman – Anya Seton
  • Things Fall ApartChinua Achebe
  • Yertle the Turtle and Other StoriesDr. Seuss
  • Young CaesarRex Warner

1958 Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.