Sunday 9 August 1953
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
The Cruel Sea, directed by Charles Frend, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while The Dark Angel by Mika Waltari was one of the best selling books.
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- St. Nathy (or David)
- Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
- St. Fedlimid/Felimy
- St. Romanus Ostiarius
- St. Edith Stein
- Singapore: National Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Jean Vianney
- Jean Tirole: French professor of economics, he received the Nobel prize in 2014.
- Kay Stenshjemmet: Norwegian speed skater.
- Roberta Tovey: English actress and singer.
- Premier Mohammed Abdullah of Kashmir, fired
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