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Saturday 1 February 1958

1958-02-01

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to At The Hop by Danny & The Juniors. In UK Great Balls Of Fire by Jerry Lee Lewis was in the top 5 hits. while By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Enemy Below

Directed by: Dick Powell

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Curd Jrgens, David Hedison

Country: United States

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Old Yeller

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk

Country: United States

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Smiles of a Summer Night

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson

Country: United States

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Oh, Mr. Porter!

Directed by: Marcel Varnel

Starring: Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt

Country: United States

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Legend of the Lost

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: John Wayne, Sophia Loren, Rossano Brazzi

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

J.P. Patches

Starring: Chris Wedes, Jack Armstrong, Don Einarsen, Bill Gerald

Country: United States

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J.P. Patches

Starring: Chris Wedes, Jack Armstrong, Don Einarsen, Bill Gerald

Country: United States

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Monitor

Starring: Huw Wheldon, John Berger

Country: United Kingdom

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New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts

Starring: Leonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic

Country: United States

Shirley Temple's Storybook

Starring: Shirley Temple

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
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Facts:
  • 1st US satellite (Explorer I) launched
  • WFTV TV channel 9 in Orlando, Florida (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Egypt and Syria merge to form the United Arab Republic, which lasted until 1961.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

By Love Possessed

By: James Gould Cozzens

During forty-nine hours in the life of Arthur Winner, the leading lawyer in a small Pennsylvania town in the 1950's, By Love Possessed portrays all the myriad aspects of love.

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Below The Salt

By: Thomas B. Costain

A vivid and violent tale of England and Europe and the signing of the magna charta, by the author of "the silver chalice" and "the black rose". England's

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On The Beach

By: Nevil Shute

Nevil Shute’s most powerful novel—a bestseller for decades after its 1957 publication—is an unforgettable vision of a post-apocalyptic world.After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive ...

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The Sound Of Thunder

By: Taylor Caldwell

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