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February 4th, 1958...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"At the Hop"
by Danny and the Juniors

In the UK:
"Jailhouse Rock"
by Elvis Presley
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Adnan Menderes

(TIME Cover: February the 3rd, 1958)

 Famous people born on the 4th of February:

1688 - Pierre de Marivaux, French writer (d. 1763)
1881 - Fernand Léger, French painter (d. 1955)
1902 - Charles Lindbergh, American pilot (d. 1974)
1948 - Alice Cooper, American musician
1953 - Kitaro, Japanese composer
1975 - Natalie Imbruglia, Australian musician and actress

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1958

Frederick Sanger

for his work on the structure of proteins, especially that of insulin

United Kingdom
University of Cambridge - Cambridge, United Kingdom

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1958

directed by Vincente Minnelli
with Leslie Caron (Gigi), Maurice Chevallier (Honore Lachaille) and Eva Gabor (Liane d'Exelmans)

Designed in 1958

The Egg Chair
by Arne Jacobsen


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