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Wednesday 5 February 1958

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Jason Leigh [Morrow] in Los Angeles and Philippe Dalibard. In that special week of February 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. while Mr. Baruch by Margaret L. Coit was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Walt Disney Presents: Annette.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Shirley Temple's Storybook

Starring: Shirley Temple

Country: United States

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Mike Hammer

Starring: Darren McGavin

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Old Yeller

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk

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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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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Witness for the Prosecution

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 February 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh [Morrow] in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Single White Female).
  • Philippe Dalibard: French professional cyclist, who was sports director of the teams Bretagne Armor Lux (2007-2008) and Bretagne-Schuller (2009).
  • Fabrizio Frizzi: Italian television presenter who started his career in 1980, chosen through audition to host the children's program "Il barattolo.
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Facts:
  • Clifton R Wharton confirmed as 1st US black Foreign Minister (Romania)
  • Vanguard TV-3 back-up launches into Earth orbit; reaches 6 km.
  • A hydrogen bomb known as the Tybee Bomb is lost by the US Air Force off the coast of Savannah, Georgia, never to be recovered.
  • Gamel Abdel Nasser is nominated to be the first president of the United Arab Republic.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Shirley Temple Black and daughter
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Adnan Menderes -- Feb. 3, 1958
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7549

Books

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

Mr. Baruch

By: Margaret L. Coit

Bernard Baruch gave this Pulitzer Prize author free access to the vast collection of papers covering his career, making this book his definitive biography.

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Peter Freuchen'S Book Of The Seven Seas

By: Peter Freuchen and David Loth

Peter Freuchen drew upon his vast knowledge of nautical fact and legend, as well as his fantastic personal experiences, to write BOOK OF THE SEVEN SEAS.

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The Sound Of Thunder

By: Taylor Caldwell

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The White Witch

By: Elizabeth Goudge

A novel written by the author of "The Cathedral Trilogy", "The Eliot Trilogy", "Gentian Hill", "Green Dolphin Country" and the children's book "The Little White Horse".

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