1958 in Australia

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1958 in Australia
Monarchy Elizabeth II
Governor-General William Slim
Prime minister Robert Menzies
Population 9,842,333
Elections Federal, VIC
Years in Australia: 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
Years: 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961

Incumbents[edit]

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Events[edit]

Unknown dates[edit]

  • Johnny O'Keefe has his first hit with Wild One
  • Radio station 2UE publishes the first Australian Top 40

Science and technology[edit]

Unknown dates[edit]

  • Australian engineer Dr. David Warren of Melbourne's Aeronautical Research Laboratories constructs the world's first flight recorder ("black box").

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Television[edit]

Sport[edit]

Births[edit]

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