Wednesday 20 August 1958
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lenny Henry and Nigel Dodds.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) by Domenico Modugno.
In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
while Anatomy Of A Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Concentration.
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- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
- Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
- Lenny Henry: British comedian (Three of a Kind).
- Nigel Dodds: Northern Irish lawyer and politician.
- Patricia Rozema: Canadian film director and screenwriter.
- David Russell: American director and screenwriter.
- Michael Silka: American spree killer (d. 1984).
- Cubs use 1st baseman Dale Long as their 1st lefty catcher since 1906
- Detroit Tigers' Jim Bunning no-hits Boston Red Sox, 3-0.
- Dale Long becomes first major league lefty catcher in 52 years.
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