Sunday 1 November 1953
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
Kiss Me Kate, directed by George Sidney, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 November 1953 ?
- Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
- World Vegan Day
- Mexico - The Day of the Dead
- Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
- Algeria - National day
- Catholicism - Holy Day of Obligation, All Saints Day. Holiday in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Guatemala.
- Roman festivals - last day of the Ludi Victoriae Sullanae.
- Antigua and Barbuda - Independence Day (from Britain, 1981)
- N Jan Davis: Cocoa Beach, Florida -- PhD / Astronaut (STS 47, 60, 85).
- Lello Arena: Italian actor, comedian and television personality.
- Valérie-Anne Giscard d'Estaing: French publisher, and the eldest child of Valéry Giscard d'Estaing who served as President of the French Republic from 1974 until 1981.
- Jan Davis: American engineer and astronaut.
- Paul Wellings: English ecologist and academic.
- Emile Zatopek runs world record 10K (29:01.6) and 6 mile (28:08.4)
- KCEN TV channel 6 in Temple-Waco, TX (NBC / ABC) begins broadcasting
- KMGH TV channel 7 in Denver, CO (CBS) begins broadcasting
- WHEC TV channel 10 in Rochester, New York (CBS) begins broadcasting
- Andhra Pradesh attained statehood on 1 November 1953, with Kurnool as its capital.
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