Monday 17 February 1958
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Karen Lende O'Connor in Concord and Sergei Baltacha.
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.
The Brothers Karamazov, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gekkô kamen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 February 1958 ?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Karen Lende O'Connor in Concord: Massachusetts, USA; equestrian 3-day (Olympics-silver-1996).
- Sergei Baltacha: Ukrainian-born footballer who won 45 caps for the Soviet Union.
- Hugh McCrae: Australian actor and author (d. 1958).
- Comic strip BC first appears.
- WETV (now WPBA) TV channel 30 in Atlanta, Georgia (PBS) begins broadcasting
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Danny & The Juniors - At The Hop
- The Silhouettes - Get A Job
- Elvis Presley - Don't
- Royal Teens - Short Shorts
- The Diamonds - The Stroll
- Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra - Sail Along Silvery Moon
- Frankie Avalon - Dede Dinah
- The McGuire Sisters - Sugartime
- Perry Como - Catch A Falling Star
- Paul Anka - You Are My Destiny
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