Tuesday 1 December 1953
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Hondo, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while Beyond This Place by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
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- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Antoine De Caunes: French TV host and presenter, actor, writer and film director, he is the son of two prominent television personalities: rhe journalist Georges De Caunes and the announcer Jacqueline Joubert.
- WAIM (now WAXA) TV channel 40 in Anderson, SC (IND) 1st broadcast
- WCSH TV channel 6 in Portland, ME (NBC) begins broadcasting
- Walter Alston is named Brooklyn Dodgers' manager.
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