Monday 28 December 1953
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Robert Pittman and Richard Clayderman pianist (Amour.
In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
David and Bathsheba, directed by Henry King, 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 Spike Jones Show.
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- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
- Robert Pittman: TV executive / developer (MTV).
- Richard Clayderman pianist (Amour: Romantic America).
- Richard Clayderman: French pianist (easy listening) particularly famous in Asia.
- Charlie Pierce: American journalist and author of non-fiction works, Pierce has written feature articles and sports columns for such periodicals as Esquire, The Atlantic Monthly, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, New York Times and the Los Angeles Times.
- Robin McGraw: Self-Help Author.
- Tatsumi Fujinami: Japanese wrestler and promoter founded Dradition wrestling promotion
- Martha Wash: American singer-songwriter (The Weather Girls and C+C Music Factory)
- WLBT TV channel 3 in Jackson, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting
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