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Saturday 22 February 1958

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kyle MacLachlan in Yakima and Claude Droussent. 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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Brothers Karamazov

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Yul Brynner, Maria Schell, Claire Bloom

Country: United States

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The Enemy Below

Directed by: Dick Powell

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Curd Jrgens, David Hedison

Country: United States

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Old Yeller

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk

Country: United States

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Smiles of a Summer Night

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson

Country: United States

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Oh, Mr. Porter!

Directed by: Marcel Varnel

Starring: Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Walt Disney Presents: Annette

Starring: Tim Considine, David Stollery, Annette Funicello, Steve Stevens

Country: United States

J.P. Patches

Starring: Chris Wedes, Jack Armstrong, Don Einarsen, Bill Gerald

Country: United States

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J.P. Patches

Starring: Chris Wedes, Jack Armstrong, Don Einarsen, Bill Gerald

Country: United States

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Monitor

Starring: Huw Wheldon, John Berger

Country: United Kingdom

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New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts

Starring: Leonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kyle MacLachlan in Yakima: Washington, USA; actor (Blue Velvet, Dune, Twin Peaks, The Hidden).
  • Claude Droussent: French sports journalist and entrepreneur.
  • Didier Lestrade: French author, magazine publisher, AIDS and LGBT rights advocate.
  • Thierry Redler: French actor in TV series and film director.
  • Dave Spitz: American bass player and songwriter (Black Sabbath White Lion Great White and Impellitteri).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Portotino closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 3 performances
  • Indonesian air force bombs Padang, Sumatra / Menado, Celebes
  • Michael Todd, film magnate, killed in a New Mexico air crash.
  • Australian swimmer Jon Konrads sets six world records in two days.
  • Egypt and Syria join to form the United Arab Republic.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1958?

  • Life: News from space
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Wernher von Braun -- Feb. 17, 1958
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7551

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

By Love Possessed

By: James Gould Cozzens

During 49 hours in the life of Arthur Winner, the leading lawyer in a small Pennsylvania town in the 1950s, "By Love Possessed" portrays all the myriad aspects of love: between parent and child, brother and sister, inside marriage and ...

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Below The Salt

By: Thomas B. Costain

great classic in great condition! no dust cover. all pages present. name written inside.

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On The Beach

By: Nevil Shute

Nevil Shute’s most powerful novel—a bestseller for decades after its 1957 publication—is an unforgettable vision of a post-apocalyptic world.After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive ...

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The Sound Of Thunder

By: Taylor Caldwell

These were the riches that destiny had awarded Edward Enger... but a greedy, ruthless family conspired against him and his own relentless desire enslaved him.

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