LOOK 1958

Historical Highlights of 1958 …

  • USA creates National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
  • Elvis Presley enters the U.S. Army.
  • The film musical “Gigi” is released and goes on to win nine Oscars including Best Picture.
  • Famous Births … Alec Baldwin, Michelle Pfeiffer.
  • Deaths … Julia Lennon, mother of John Lennon, Gladys Presley, mother of Elvis Presley.
  • NFL Championship: December 28 the Baltimore Colts won 23-17 over the New York Giants in overtime. The game is later called the “Greatest game ever played”.
  • Cost of a gallon of Gas… 25 cents.
  • Munich air disaster – 21 dead, including 7 Manchester United Players.
  • A revolution in Iraq overthrows the monarchy.
  • The Microchip first developed in US by Intel.

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