Monday 16 February 1953
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes by Perry Como & The Ramblers was in the top 5 hits.
The Naked Spur, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Juliana
- Saint Lucilla
- Remembrance of Lambertus
- Saint Jeremias
- Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
- Kyoto Protocol Day (2005)
- Lithuania - Independence Day (1918)
- John Bradbury: English drummer and songwriter (The Specials) (d. 2015).
- George Martin: American football player.
- Lanny McDonald: Canadian ice hockey player and manager.
- Roberta Williams: American video game designer co-founded Sierra Entertainment.
- Thierry Roussel: French entrepreneur, the heir to a pharmaceutical fortune and manager of a conglomerate of 12 companies in areas as diverse as publishing, home furnishing and advertising.
- Mike Ford in New York City: New York, USA; Canadian Tour golfer (1976 Port Jefferson Open).
- Christopher Boyce: American spy, the son of a former FBI agent who had an affluent upbringing and an IQ tested at 142. Boyce had a job at a top secret CIA code room, where he had access to America's most sensitive satellite system's documents. In 1975-1976, he stole and sold information to Russian agents in Mexico along with his pal, Dalton Lee. Arrested in Riverside, CA on 1/16/1977, he went to trial in April 1977 and was given a prison term of 40 years.
- Andre St Lauren: NHL
- Mike Ford: NYC, New York -- Canadian Tour golfer (1976 Port Jefferson Open)
- The Pakistan Academy of Sciences is established in Pakistan.
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