Thursday 16 January 1958
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andriy Bal and Anatoli Boukreev.
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 Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 January 1958 ?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Andriy Bal: Ukrainian footballer and coach (d. 2014).
- Anatoli Boukreev: Russian mountaineer and explorer (d. 1997).
- Lena Ek: Swedish lawyer and politician 9th Swedish Minister for the Environment.
- Marla Frazee: American author and illustrator.
- Tony Pulis: Welsh footballer and manager.
- Andris Šķēle: Latvian businessman and politician 4th Prime Minister of Latvia
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