Tuesday 27 October 1953
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Baker and Michael A Baker in Memphis.
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 Motorola Television Hour.
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- St. Namatius
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
- Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- St. Desiderius
- R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
- St. Vincent, Sabina, & Christeta
- St. Capitolina
- St. Odhran
- St. Elesbaan
- St. Florentius
- St. Frumentius, the saint who introduced Christianity into Ethiopia.
- St. Gaudiosus
- St. Abban of Murnevin
- Michael Baker: Memphis, Tennessee -- Lieutenant Commander USN / Astronaut (STS 43, 52, 68, 81).
- Michael A Baker in Memphis: Tennessee, USA; Lieutenant Commander US Navy/astronaut (STS 43).
- Barry Bonnell: American pro athlete, a baseball player with the Atlanta Braves, Toronto Blue Jays and Seattle Mariners.
- Peter Firth: Bradford, England -- Actor (Equus, Lifeforce, Tess).
- Robert Picardo: American actor director and screenwriter.
- British nuclear test Totem 2 is carried out at Emu Field, South Australia.
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