Friday 18 December 1953
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Knights of the Round Table, directed by Richard Thorpe, 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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- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
- Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
- Elliot Easton: American guitarist and singer (The Cars The New Cars and Creedence Clearwater Revisited).
- Khas-Magomed Hadjimuradov: Kazakhstani singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Elliot Easton [Elliot Shapiro] in Brooklyn: New York, USA; rock guitarist (Cars).
- Jean-Noël Clair: French gay porn director, creator of the Clair Production company and the website JNRC.
- KATV TV channel 7 in Little Rock, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting
- KMID TV channel 2 in Midland and Odessa, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
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