Category Archives: 1950s

‘March from the River Kwai and Colonel Bogey’ by Mitch Miller peaks at #20 in USA 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 3 1958)

(Monday, February 3, 1958)“March from the River Kwai and Colonel Bogey” by Mitch Miller & his Orchestra peaked at #20 on today’s Billboard Most Played by Jockeys chart for one week. Continue reading ‘March from the River Kwai and Colonel Bogey’ by Mitch Miller peaks at #20 in USA 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 3 1958)

U.S. enters Space Age 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 31 1958)


Video: '1st US Satellite: Explorer 1 Launch 1958 NASA; Spacecraft & Launch Vehicle Preparation'

(Thursday, January 31, 1958, 10:48:16 p.m. EST) — The United States entered the Space Age tonight with its first successful launch of a satellite into orbit, Explorer I, from LC-26 at the Cape Canaveral Missile Annex in Florida. Continue reading U.S. enters Space Age 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 31 1958)