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1958

04 Jan
Explorer Hillary arrives at South Pole

20 Jan
Explorers meet at South Pole

06 Feb
United players killed in air disaster

20 Feb
Historic Sheerness docks to close

14 Mar
'Bonny' Prince Albert of Monaco born

29 Apr
My Fair Lady dazzles London

20 May
High Wycombe weighs new mayor

21 May
Trunk dialling heralds cheaper calls

01 Jun
De Gaulle returns to tackle Algeria

09 Jun
Queen opens revamped Gatwick

28 Jun
Algeria prisoners freed to win Muslim support

14 Jul
Coup in Iraq sparks jitters in Middle East

07 Aug
Arthur Miller cleared of contempt

13 Dec
Monkey lost after space flight

15 Dec
Film stars raise cash for Colleano

21 Dec
Easy victory for de Gaulle

30 Dec
Castro's rebels edge closer to capital


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