Saturday 5 December 1953
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Larry Zbyszko [Living Legend Whistler] and Jonathan Lewis.
In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Hondo, directed by John Farrow, 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 Life with Father.
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- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- Larry Zbyszko [Living Legend Whistler]: Wrestler (WCW / AWA / NWA / WWF).
- Jonathan Lewis: trombonist (Atlantic Star - "Touch a Four Leaf Clover").
- Elisabeth Clarke: American dancer.
- Sachiko Kobayashi: Japanese singer and voice actress.
- Gwen Lister: South African-Namibian journalist publisher and activist.
- Jorge Negrete: Called "charro cantor" was a singer (baritone) and Mexican actor.
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