Friday 20 November 1953
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Greg Gibson and Duane Theiss.
In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Hondo, directed by John Farrow, 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.
On TV people were watching Life with Father.
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- Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
- Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
- United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
- UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
- Vietnam - Teacher's Day (Ngay nha gi�o Vi?t Nam)
- Transgender Day of Remembrance (since 1999) 
- Greg Gibson: Stafford, Virginia -- Greco-Roman wrestler (1984 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Duane Theiss: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher with the Atlanta Braves for two seasons in 1977 and 1978.
- Scott Crossfield in Douglas Skyrocket, first to break Mach 2 (1300mph).
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