Friday 28 February 1958
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mark Pavelich and Christine Lathan-Brehmer.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Get A Job by The Silhouettes.
In UK The Story Of My Life by Michael Holliday was in the top 5 hits.
Paris Holiday, directed by Gerd Oswald, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958
while San Francisco Bay by Harold Gilliam was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kitty Foyle.
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- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- Christine Lathan-Brehmer: in German Democratic Republic; 400 metre runner (Olympics-gold-1976).
- Mark Pavelich: NHL player (New York Rangers).
- Ginette Harrison: British mountaineer (d. 1999).
- David R Ross: Scottish historian and writer (d. 2010).
- Corinne Flynn: American homicide victim, raped and stabbed to death on 8/27/1991, Hyde Park, MA by a family friend, Gerald Craffey.
- Jack Abramoff: American political figure and convict.
- Natalya Estemirova: Russian journalist and activist (d. 2009).
- Jeanne Mas: French singer-songwriter and actress.
- David Ross: Scottish historian and author (d. 2010).
- A school bus in Floyd County, Kentucky hits a wrecker truck and plunges down an embankment into the rain-swollen Levisa Fork River. The driver and 26 children die in what remains the worst school bus accident in U.S. history.
- One of the worst school bus accidents in U.S. history occurs at Prestonburg, Kentucky 29 are killed.
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