Tuesday 20 October 1953
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
The Big Heat, directed by Fritz Lang, 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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- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tom Petty in Gainesville: Florida, USA; singer (Heartbreakers - "Refugee").
- Keith Hernandez in San Francisco: California, USA; New York Mets' first baseman (nine golden gloves).
- Keith Hernandez: American baseball player sportscaster and actor.
- Richard McWilliam: American businessman and philanthropist co-founded the Upper Deck Company (d. 2013).
- Bill Nunn: American actor.
- Werner Baumbach: German bomber pilot (Born 1916).
- WRAU (now WHOI) TV channel 19 in Peoria, IL (ABC) begins broadcasting
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