Thursday 3 December 1953
It was Thursday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- International Day of Disabled Persons - 
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Francis Xavier; also Saint Birinus
- Robert Hoeg: American homicide; beat and stabbed his wife Suzanne to death on 5/25/1992 in the kitchen of their home in Brockton, about 11:00 AM, while two of their three kids watched.
- Robert Guédiguian: French film director, actor, screenwriter and producer.
- Rob Waring: American-Norwegian vibraphonist and contemporary composer (Søyr).
- Patrick Chamoiseau: French (born in Martinique) lawyer, sociologist and writer known for his work in the créolité movement.
- Lothar Schneider: German footballer.
- Bernard Eccles: Bernard Eccles has been teaching and lecturing in astrology for over twenty years. A prominent member of the Astrological Lodge of London since 1978, he was its President twice between 1988 and 1995. He taught 'Techniques of Prediction' courses at the Marylebone-Passington Institue for seven years, and now teaches short courses for the Lodge and at the Faculty of Astrological Studies Summer Schools. In recent years he has been closely involved in the Sophia Project and the MA in Cultural Astrono
- Franz Klammer: Austrian alpine skier, he won the gold medal at the 1976 Innsbruck Olympics and was also world champion (both in the downhill). Surnamed "Kaiser Franz" like football player Beckenkauer, Klammer is considered as the best specialist in downhill ever seen.
- Kismet opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 583 performances
- Eisenhower criticizes McCarthy for saying communists are in Rep party
- US President Dwight Eisenhower criticizes Senator Joe McCarthy for saying communists are in Republican party.
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