Monday 26 October 1953
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Roberson and Rosa Monckton.
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.
On TV people were watching The United States Steel Hour.
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- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
- Jennifer Roberson: United States -- Sci-fi author (Shapechangers, Sword-Maker).
- Rosa Monckton: English fundraiser.
- Roger Allam: English actor, known primarily for his stage career, although he has performed in film, television and radio.
- Dennis Dunstan: Australian road manager of the musical group "Air Supply.
- Tim Hutchinson: English publisher.
- Joe Meriweather: American basketball player and coach (d. 2013)
- Keith Strickland: American guitarist and songwriter (The B-52's)
- Maureen Teefy: American actress and singer
- Lauren Tewes: American actress
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