(Saturday, February 1, 1986) — “I’m Your Man” by Wham! peaked at #3 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
(Saturday, February 1, 1986) — “Go Home” by Stevie Wonder peaked at #10 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. It was Wonder’s 28th of 28 top ten hits on the chart (1963-1986).
Video: 'Giacomo Puccini -- La Bohème -- Anna Netrebko, Rolando Villazón (New Upload, Full HD 1080p)'
(Saturday, February 1, 1896) — La bohème, an opera in four acts composed by Giacomo Puccini, premiered today in Turin, Italy, at the Teatro Regio, conducted by the young Arturo Toscanini.
Video: 'TRYGVE LIE BECOME SECRETARY GENERAL TO UNO'
(Friday, February 1, 1946) — Norwegian statesman Trygve Lie was chosen today in London to be the first secretary-general of the United Nations (he would be formally inducted the following day). Continue reading Norwegian statesman Trygve Lie chosen to be first UN secretary-general 70 years ago today (Feb 1 1946)
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(Wednesday, February 1, 1956, doors opened at 9:30 a.m. EST) — The Court Jester, a musical-comedy film about a traveling actor who is mistaken for a medieval rebel, opened in New York this morning at Paramount Theater (it had been released in Japan on Dec. 24, 1955).
Directed by Melvin Frank and Norman Panama, the film starred Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury and Cecil Parker.