Thursday 23 January 1958
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to At The Hop by Danny & The Juniors.
In UK Great Balls Of Fire by Jerry Lee Lewis was in the top 5 hits.
The Enemy Below, directed by Dick Powell, 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.
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- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
- Lorraine Michaels: Canterbury, England -- Playmate (Apr, 1981).
- Christophe Dechavanne: French radio-TV host, TV actor, and program producer: director of Coyote Prods.
- Milena Sutter: Italian homicide victim whose body was fished out of the ocean a few days before Lorenzo Bozano was arrested on 5/09/1971.
- Marco Della Noce: Italian comedian, actor and cabaret artist.
- Laurent Boyer: French radio and TV host, formerly literature teacher, he presented programs such as "Graines de star" and "Frequenstar" on M6 channel.
- Sergey Litvinov: Russian hammer thrower
- Eric Métayer: French stage and film actor, son of humourist Alex métayer, known for his talent of improvisation.
- Nikolaos Georgantas: Greek discus thrower (Born 1880).
- Body Beautiful opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 60 performances
- Hanif Mohammad completes 337 in 970 minutes versus West Indies.
- Overthrow in Venezuela of Marcos Perez Jimenez
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