Sunday 4 October 1953
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tcheky Karyo and Andreas Vollenweider.
In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
Mogambo, directed by John Ford, 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.
On TV people were watching The Man Behind the Badge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 October 1953 ?
- Tcheky Karyo: French-born Turkish actor and musician.
- Andreas Vollenweider: Swiss musician, composer.
- Tchéky Karyo: Turkish-French actor and singer.
- Steve Schalchlin: American musician and composer.
- Gil Moore: Canadian singer-songwriter drummer and producer (Triumph).
- Jim Peters runs world record marathon (2:17:39.4)
- Mickey Mantle hits a grand slam in World Series
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1953 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- The Velvet Glove - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra (Henri Rene - accordion)
- Stan Freberg - St. George and the Dragonet
- Ricochet (Rick-O-Shay) - Teresa Brewer
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