Sunday 26 July 1953
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Edie Mirman and Felix Magath.
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
The War of the Worlds, directed by Byron Haskin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while The Dark Angel by Mika Waltari was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Quatermass Experiment.
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- Edie Mirman: American voice actress.
- Felix Magath: German footballer and manager.
- Robert Phillips: American classical guitarist.
- Nikolaos Plastiras: Greek general and politician 135th Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1953).
- Fidel Castro leads an unsuccessful attack on the Moncada Barracks, thus beginning the Cuban Revolution.
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