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June 7th, 1958...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"All I Have to Do Is Dream/Claudette"
by Everly Brothers

In the UK:
"Who's Sorry Now"
by Connie Francis
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Alexandr Nesmeyanov

(TIME Cover: June the 2nd, 1958)

 Famous people born on the 7th of June:

1848 - Paul Gauguin, French painter (d. 1903)
1868 - Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scottish architect, designer, and illustrator (d. 1928)
1883 - Sylvanus Morley, U.S. archaeologist and spy (d. 1948)
1886 - Henri Coanda, Romanian aerodynamics pioneer (d. 1972)
1917 - Dean Martin, American actor (d. 1995)
1928 - James Ivory, American film director
1950 - Gary Graham, American Actor
1953 - Johnny Clegg, South African musician
1958 - Prince, American musician
1981 - Anna Kournikova, Russian tennis player

 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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