Thursday 29 October 1953
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Denis Potvin in Ottawa and Dennis Bulloch.
In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
Kiss Me Kate, directed by George Sidney, 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. Terence of Metz
- Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
- Anglican Church - James Hannington
- St. Zenobius
- St. Theodore
- St. Bond
- Saint Colman of Kilmacduagh
- St. Maximillian
- St. Donatus of Corfu
- St. Anne
- St. Abraham of Rostov
- R.C. Saints - October 29th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Narcissus of Jerusalem, Diwali in 1989.
- Douai Martyrs
- St. Elfleda
- St. Hyacinth
- St. Ida of Leeuw
- St. John of Autun
- Denis Potvin in Ottawa: Ontario, Canada; New York Islanders' defenseman (Norris trophy).
- Dennis Bulloch: American homicide; after binding his wife, Julie, with 37 yards of duct tape, he put her body in the garage and set fire to it, 5/06/1986, 4:15 PM CDT, St. Louis, MO.
- Denis Potvin: Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster.
- William Kapell: American pianist (Born 1922).
- A Baltimore group purchases St. Louis Browns
- BCPA Flight 304 DC-6 crashes near San Francisco, California. Pianist William Kapell is among the 19 killed.
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