Wednesday 5 February 1958
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Jason Leigh [Morrow] in Los Angeles and Philippe Dalibard.
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.
On TV people were watching Walt Disney Presents: Annette.
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- Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
- Saint Bertolf
- Jennifer Jason Leigh [Morrow] in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Single White Female).
- Philippe Dalibard: French professional cyclist, who was sports director of the teams Bretagne Armor Lux (2007-2008) and Bretagne-Schuller (2009).
- Fabrizio Frizzi: Italian television presenter who started his career in 1980, chosen through audition to host the children's program "Il barattolo.
- Henry M Tomlinson: British writer (Under red ensign), dies at age 84.
- Clifton R Wharton confirmed as 1st US black Foreign Minister (Romania)
- Vanguard TV-3 back-up launches into Earth orbit; reaches 6 km.
- A hydrogen bomb known as the Tybee Bomb is lost by the US Air Force off the coast of Savannah, Georgia, never to be recovered.
- Gamel Abdel Nasser is nominated to be the first president of the United Arab Republic.
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