Friday 8 August 1958
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chris[sie Boy] Foreman and Harry Crosby in Los Angeles.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Poor Little Fool by Ricky Nelson.
In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
The Fly, directed by Kurt Neumann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while Anatomy Of A Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books.
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- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Chris[sie Boy] Foreman: Rock guitarist (Madness).
- Harry Crosby in Los Angeles: California, USA; actor (Friday the 13th).
- Harry Crosby: American actor and the first son of Bing Crosby's second family with his second wife, Kathryn Grant.
- Francis Lalanne: French-Uruguayan pop singer, songwriter, and comedian (theater).
- Thierry Mariani: French politician of Italian origin, Secretary of State for Transport for the Minister of Ecology, Sustainable development, Transport and Housing Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet in the François Fillon III government from November 2010 to May 2012, and a member of the Union for a Popular Movement UMP.
- Deborah Norville: News anchor (Today Show, Inside Edition)
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