Friday 27 February 1953
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gabriela Svobodova and Gavin Esler.
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.
On TV people were watching Romper Room and Friends.
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- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 2 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- Gabriela Svobodova: Czech cross country skier.
- Gavin Esler: Scottish BBC television presenter and author.
- Patrick Gauthier: French jazz fusion pianist and keyboardist.
- Jean Gaudin: French dancer, choreographer and comedian.
- Yolande Moreau: Belgian actress, and film director.
- Ian Khama: English-Botswanan lieutenant and politician 4th President of Botswana
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