Sunday 8 March 1953
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kathleen Ann Shower and Jim Rice.
In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
Lili, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Space Command.
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- Saint Philemon (d. 305)
- Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
- Catholicism Saint John of God.
- Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
- Saint Humfried of Terwaan
- Saint Cyrillus of Africa
- Kathleen Ann Shower: Brookville, Ohio -- Playmate of the Year (May, 1985).
- Jim Rice: American baseball player, married once, one child.
- Armando Sequera: Venezuelan writer, journalist and film producer.
- James Rice: Anderson sports Champions.
- Angelos Anastasiadis: Greek footballer and coach.
- Census indicates 239,000 farmers gave up farming in last 2 years
- KSWO TV channel 7 in Lawton, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting
- WFMJ TV channel 21 in Youngstown, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting
- US Census indicates 239,000 farmers gave up farming in last two years.
- Patty Berg wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open.
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