Wednesday 16 September 1953
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
Mogambo, directed by John Ford, 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.
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- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
- Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
- Lenny Clarke: American entertainer, stand-up comedian and actor.
- Alan Barton: English singer and guitarist (Black Lace and Smokie) (d. 1995).
- Kurt Fuller: American actor.
- Nancy Huston: Canadian-American author and translator.
- Mark Brown: Baron Malloch-Brown English journalist and politician 2nd Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.
- Jerry Pate: American golfer and sportscaster
- Eric Vail: Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
- Manuel Pellegrini: Soccer Player
- Earl Klugh: Jazz pianist / guitarist
- Gene Taylor: (Rep-D-Mississippi)
- Jerry Pate in Macon: Georgia, USA; PGA golfer (US Open 1976, Canadian Open 1976).
- Colin G Fink: US chemist (electro-chemistry).
- AL approves St. Louis Browns move to become Baltimore Orioles
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