Thursday 31 December 1953, NewYear’s Eve
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include James Remar in Boston and Jane Badler in Brooklyn.
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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- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- James Remar in Boston: Massachusetts, USA; actor (48 Hours, Rent-a-Cop, The Cotton Club).
- Jane Badler in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actress (Fine Gold, Easy Kill, V).
- James Remar: American actor, best known for his portrayals of psychopaths and villains.
- Jane Badler: American actress and singer.
- Michael Hedges: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1997).
- Trevor Phillips: English broadcaster and politician
- Hulan Jack sworn in as Manhattan Borough President
- Willie Shoemaker shatters record, riding 485 winners in a year
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