Name The Year Trivia Game (8)
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Mark Russell, raconteur, born.
Michael Fish British TV weatherman, born.
Michael Landon actor (Bonanza, Highway to Heaven), dies at 54 from cancer.
Miguel Vasquez makes first public quadruple somersault on trapeze.
N.Y. Highlander (Yankees) tickets first go on sale.
Natalie Wood [Natasha Gurdin], SF, (Gypsy, Rebel Without a Cause), born.
National Socialist (Nazi) Party formed in Germany.
Nelson Mandella, human rights activist, former political prisoner
New socialist constitution of East Germany takes effect.
Nineteenth Space Shuttle Mission - Challenger 8 returns to Earth.
Oliver Hardy Harlem Ga, comedy team member (Laurel & Hardy), born.
Orville Redenbacher, popcorn king
Patrick Swayze Houston Tx, actor/dancer (Dirty Dancing, Ghost), born.
Paul Carrack rocker (Squeeze/Ace-How Long), born.
Percy Bysshe Shelley England, romantic poet (Adonais), born.
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer (1812 Overture), born.
Phil Ochs rock producer, dies.
Philippines gains independence from US.
Pink Floyds' "The Wall" is performed where the Berlin Wall once stood.
Pioneer-Venus 2 Multi-probe launched to Venus.
Potsdam Conference (Roostevelt, Stalin, Churchill) holds first meeting.
Pres. Eisenhower signs into law National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Space Act of 1958.
Princess Ingeborg of Sweden, born.
Queen Mother Wilhelmina Netherlands (1890-1948), born.
Ransom Eli Olds, auto (Oldsmobile) and truck (REO) manufacturer, born.