Monday 27 April 1953
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
Shane, directed by George Stevens, 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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- Saint Liberalis
- Saint Mariana
- Saint Floribert
- Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
- Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
- South Africa: Freedom day.
- Slovenia: Day of Uprising Against Occupation.
- Saint Zita Lombardo
- Arielle Dombasle: American born French actress and singer (archeologist father).
- Ellen L Shulman Baker: Fayetteville, North Carolina -- MD / Astronaut (STS 34, 50, 71).
- Dr Ellen L Shulman Baker in Fayetteville: North Carolina, USA; MD/astronaut (STS 34, 50, 71).
- 1st general elections in British Guyana, won by Jagans PPP
- Wrestler Freddie Blassie coins the term "Pencil neck geek".
- Operation Moolah is initiated by General Mark W. Clark against Communist pilots.
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