Wednesday 12 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 Voutch (artist) and Grant McLennan.
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.
while America As A Civilization by Max Lerner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Walt Disney Presents: Annette.
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- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- Voutch (artist)
- Grant McLennan: singer, songwriter and co-founder of Australian band The Go-Betweens (Born 1958).
- Ruth Guerri: St. Louis, Missouri -- Playmate (July, 1983).
- Ingrid Klich in Whittier: California, USA; rower (Olympics-1996).
- Javier Gurruchaga: Spanish singer, actor and performer, best known as the founder in 1976 and leader of the 'Orquesta Mondragón,' a Spanish band popular in the 1980s.
- Bobby Smith: Canadian ice hockey player and manager.
- Celtic Bill Russell grabs 41 rebounds to beat Syracuse 119-101
- Gen Miguel Ydegoras Fuentes elected President of Guatemala
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1958 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Danny & The Juniors - At The Hop
- The Silhouettes - Get A Job
- Royal Teens - Short Shorts
- Elvis Presley - Don't
- Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra - Sail Along Silvery Moon
- The Diamonds - The Stroll
- The McGuire Sisters - Sugartime
- Elvis Presley - I Beg Of You
- Jerry Lee Lewis - Great Balls Of Fire
- Buddy Holly - Peggy Sue
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