Tuesday 14 July 1953
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Martha Coakley and Dorothée .
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
The Band Wagon, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while The Dark Angel by Mika Waltari was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Quatermass Experiment.
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- Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
- France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday
- Martha Coakley: American lawyer and prosecutor, first female Attorney General for Massachusetts, elected in 2006.
- Dorothée : French singer, actress, and TV presenter, her career was launched by Jacqueline Joubert who called her "Dorothée", her stage name.
- Bebe Buell: American model, mother of Liv Tyler and ex-girlfriend of Steven Tyler of Aerosmith.
- Didier Marouani: French composer and musician.
- 1st National monument dedicated to a Negro - George Washington Carver
- 20th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-1 at Crosley Field, Cincinnati
- First American national monument dedicated to a Negro-George Washington Carver.
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