Tuesday 11 August 1953
It was Tuesday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 11 August 1953 ?
- Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
- Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
- Taiwan - Valentine's Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
- St. Chromatius
- St. Equitius
- St. Gery/Gaugericus
- St. Susanna
- Amy Holland: American Pop Rock singer.
- Sanford Jensen in South Haven: Michigan, USA; actor (Foley Square).
- Hulk Hogan: Wrestler.
- Wijda Mazereeuw: Dutch swimmer.
- Cory Quirino: Filipino television host and author.
- Hulk Hogan [Terry Bollea] in Georgia: USA; WWF heavyweight champion (1984-89).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1953 ?
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