Wednesday 12 February 1958
It was Wednesday, 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 The Story Of My Life by Michael Holliday was in the top 5 hits.
while By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 February 1958 ?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- Bobby Smith: Canadian ice hockey player and manager.
- Ruth Guerri: St. Louis, Missouri -- Playmate (July, 1983).
- Grant McLennan: Australian musician (The Go-Betweens) (d. 2006).
- Ingrid Klich in Whittier: California, USA; rower (Olympics-1996).
- Javier Gurruchaga: Spanish singer, actor and performer, best known as the founder in 1976 and leader of the 'Orquesta Mondragón,' a Spanish band popular in the 1980s.
- Celtic Bill Russell grabs 41 rebounds to beat Syracuse 119-101
- Gen Miguel Ydegoras Fuentes elected President of Guatemala
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Danny & The Juniors - At The Hop
- Elvis Presley - Don't
- The McGuire Sisters - Sugartime
- The Silhouettes - Get A Job
- Jerry Lee Lewis - Great Balls Of Fire
- Royal Teens - Short Shorts
- The Diamonds - The Stroll
- Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra - Sail Along Silvery Moon
- Elvis Presley - I Beg Of You
- Buddy Holly - Peggy Sue
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