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Tuesday 28 January 1958

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Ledesma and Mayte Proenca. 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. while Some Came Running by James Jones was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Monitor.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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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Sea Hunt

Written by: James Buxbaum

Starring: Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States

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Flight

Starring: George C. Kenney

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 28 January 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
Famous Birthdays:
  • Chris Ledesma: American musician, a composer of film scores.
  • Mayte Proenca: Brazilian actress, a beautiful brunette who is noted for playing romantic roles and specializes in soap operas.
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Facts:
  • Dodger catcher Roy Campanella is paralyzed in an automobile wreck
  • Construction begins on first private thorium-uranium nuclear reactor.
  • The Lego company patents the design of its Lego bricks, still compatible with bricks produced today.
  • Hall of Fame baseball player Roy Campanella is involved in an automobile accident that ends his career and leaves him paralyzed.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Alps fashions
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James Hagerty -- Jan. 27, 1958
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7548

Books

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

Some Came Running

By: James Jones

James Jones’s saga of life in the American Midwest, newly revised five decades after it was first published and including a new foreword by his daughter, Kaylie Jones After the blockbuster

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To Live Again

By: Catherine Marshall

For more than forty years To Live Again has been treasured by readers as a true story of divine comfort, human love, and spiritual adventure.

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Anatomy of a Murder

By: Robert Traver

First published by St. Martin's in 1958, Robert Traver's Anatomy of a Murder immediately became the number-one bestseller in America, and was subsequently turned into the successful and now classic Otto Preminger film.

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Goren'S New Contract Bridge Complete

By: Charles H. Goren

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