Saturday 27 June 1953
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Stalag 17, directed by Billy Wilder, 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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- National HIV Testing Day in United States
- National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom 
- Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
- Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria
- Igor Gräzin: Estonian academic and politician.
- Alice McDermott: American author and academic.
- Kent Bostick: Lowell, Massachusetts -- Pursuit cyclist (Olympics - 1984, 96).
- Joseph Laniel becomes Prime Minister of France.
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