Monday 2 February 1953
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Penny Pulz and Vladimir Kovalev.
In UK You Belong To Me by Jo Stafford was in the top 5 hits.
The Naked Spur, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while East Of Eden by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Private Secretary.
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- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Penny Pulz: LPGA golfer.
- Vladimir Kovalev: Russian skater, he was the World Skating Champion 1977-80.
- Louis Sclavis: French jazz musician.
- Duane Chapman: American bounty hunter.
- Jerry Sisk: Jr.
- Gustav Strube: Composer, dies at 85.
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