Friday 31 January 1958
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rafael Santana shortstop (New York Mets and Tom Schuman.
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 By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Monitor.
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Which were the important events of 31 January 1958 ?
- Blessed Ludovica
- Saint Geminianus
- Saint Marcella
- Saint Pedro Nolasco
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
- Rafael Santana shortstop (New York Mets: New York Yankees).
- Tom Schuman: pianist (Spyro Gyra - "Morning Dance").
- Armin Reichel: German footballer and manager.
- Jackpot Bowling premieres on NBC with Leo Durocher as host
- US launches their first artificial satellite, Explorer 1.
- James Van Allen discovers the Van Allen radiation belt.
- Explorer program: Explorer 1 : The first successful launch of an American satellite into orbit.
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