Wednesday 15 July 1953
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
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.
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- Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
- Confuflux (Discordianism)
- Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
- Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
- Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
- Brunei - Birthday of the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
- Botswana - President's Day
- Saint Donald's feast day
- Brazil - International Men's Day
- Jean-Michel Jacquemin: French writer, the co-author of ‘’Le Gang Du Cancer’ (The Cancer Gang),’ along with Jean Montaldo.
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide: Haitian priest and politician 49th President of Haiti.
- Alicia Bridges: American singer-songwriter.
- Sultanah Hamidun: Malaysian queen.
- Cathy Larmouth Torrance California: Playmate (Jun, 1981).
- Geevarghese Mar Ivanios: Indian Christian Bishop, founder of the Order of the Imitation of Christ (Born 1882).
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