Thursday 12 November 1953
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Vasilis Karras and Abraham Kasparian.
In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Kiss Me Kate, directed by George Sidney, 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 Panorama.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Vasilis Karras: Greek singer.
- Abraham Kasparian: American politician, former Hampden County commissioner who allegedly stabbed his wife three times in a public restaurant, mid-2002.
- Carl-W Rohrig: German esoteric and surrealist painter, member of the Church of Scientology.
- Baaba Maal: Senegalese singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- David Ben-Gurion, resigns as Premier of Israel
- US district Judge Grim rules NFL can black out TV home games.
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