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April 3rd, 1958...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by The Champs

In the UK:
"Magic Moments"
by Perry Como
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Edward Stone

(TIME Cover: March the 31st, 1958)

 Famous people born on the 3rd of April:

1245 - King Philip III of France (d. 1285)
1367 - King Henry IV of England (d. 1413)
1924 - Marlon Brando, American actor (d. 2004)
1924 - Doris Day, American actress
1930 - Helmut Kohl, Chancellor of Germany
1961 - Eddie Murphy, American actor and comedian

 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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