Friday 24 January 1958
It was Friday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts
Which were the important events of 24 January 1958 ?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
See other famous people born on 24 January
Frank Ullrich: in East Germany; world biathlon champion.
Neil Allen: American baseball player and coach.
Jools Holland: English singer-songwriter and pianist (Squeeze and Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1958 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1958?
- Life: Senator Lyndon Johnson
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Frank Pace Jr. -- Jan. 20, 1958
- SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7547
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
During forty-nine hours in the life of Arthur Winner, the leading lawyer in a small Pennsylvania town in the 1950's, By Love Possessed portrays all the myriad aspects of love.
A vivid and violent tale of England and Europe and the signing of the magna charta, by the author of "the silver chalice" and "the black rose". England's
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 ...
Money. Power. Prestige. These were the riches that destiny had awarded Edward Enger, but a greedy, ruthless family conspired against him and his own relentless desires enslaved him! As the descendant of a German immigrant, Edward built a business empire ...
Tell the world why 24 January 1958 is such a special date for you!