Thursday 26 February 1953
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. 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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- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Francisca Martin Cano Abreu: Spanish feminist researcher and writer, author of a two-volume work on female sexuality in primitive societies.
- Michael Bolton: American singer, international superstar and social activist.
- Bree Walker news anchor (WNBC TV: KNBC TV).
- Elisabeth "Ilse" Kuyper: Dutch/US (opera)composer, dies.
- Allen W Dulles is promoted from deputy to 5th director of US Central Intelligence Agency.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1953 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Frankie Laine - I Believe
- Your Cheatin' Heart - Joni James
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