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About February 6th, 1953, in brief:

  • Historical events: US controls on wages and some consumer goods are lifted.
  • Day of the week: February 6th, 1953 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius (in western zodiac), Snake (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Ronald Reagan, Zsa Zsa Gabor
  • Moon Phase: Last Quarter
  • #1 US song: Pretend by Nat King Cole (Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra)
  • #1 UK song: Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes by Perry Como & The Ramblers
  • Popular movie: Summer with Monika directed by Ingmar Bergman

More about February 6th, 1953? See below for more news and curiosities on February 6th, 1953.

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What day of the week was February 06, 1953?


February 06, 1953 was a Friday and it was the 37th day of the year 1953 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 06, 1953 can also be written as 2/6/1953 in the US and as 6/2/1953 in UK and Europe.

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February 06, 1953: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on February 06, 1953:

  • Us controls on wages and some consumer goods are lifted.

February 06, 1953: What were the magazines covers that day?

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February 06, 1953: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 6th is Aquarius.

Aquarius is the 11th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between January 20th and February 18th belong to the Aquarius sign: discover Aquarius personality and who should a Aquarius marry.

Babies born in February are either Aquarius or Pisces. People born before February 18th are Aquarius, while people born from February 19th have the sign of Pisces.

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February 06, 1953: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for February 06, 1953 is Snake and the associated element is Water.

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February 06, 1953: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on February 06, 1953 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 06, 1953 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on February 06, 1953 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 45% full, rising at 12:06 am and setting at 10:37 am.

The previous full moon was on Jan 29, 1953 while the next full moon would come on Feb 28, 1953.

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Who was born on February 06, 1953?


Famous people born on February 06, 1953:

  • Susie Hutchison in Flintridge

    California, usa; equestrian show jumping (olympics 1996).

  • Nicolas Joel

    Director and administrator of french opera theatre, he was also director of the théâtre du capitole in toulouse (1990-199) and director of...

  • Alain Laurent

    French race horse trainer, jockey and owner of a french horse, who won three times the prix de cornulier (1974, 1983, 1999).

  • Franck Capillery
  • Brian Simpson
  • Phil Snyder
  • Mariella Lo Giudice
  • Vadim Abramov
  • Andy West
  • Nando Vitali
  • Zoran Filipović
  • James Patrick Powers

Whose famous birthday is on February 6th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 6th:

  • Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan

    American politician.

  • Zsa Zsa Gabor
    Zsa Zsa Gabor

    Zsa zsa gabor was a hungarian-born actress known for her glamorous lifestyle and numerous marriages.

  • Nora Fatehi
    Nora Fatehi

    Nora Fatehi is a Canadian actress and dancer who has appeared in Bollywood films and is known for her dance performances.

  • Mamie Van Doren
    Mamie Van Doren

    Mamie van doren is an american actress, singer, and sex symbol known for her roles in 1950s and 1960s films.

  • Crystal Reed
    Crystal Reed

    Crystal Reed is an actress known for her roles in TV series like 'Teen Wolf' and 'Gotham.

  • Natalie Cole
    Natalie Cole

    American singer, noted family, and the daughter of nat "king", cole, a popular music entertainer from the '50s.

  • Tom Brokaw
    Tom Brokaw

    American broadcast journalist and writer.

  • Rip Torn
    Rip Torn

    American actor, director of stage and screen, emmy-winning, oscar-nominated leading actor and character player in more than 50 tv and movie...

  • Mike Farrell
    Mike Farrell

    American screenwriter, actor, director, and producer.

  • David Hayter
    David Hayter

    American voice actor.

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How old is someone born on February 06, 1953?


Someone born on February 06, 1953 is:

71 years 3 months old,

or 855 months and 18 days old,

or 3720 weeks

or 26040 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on February 06, 1953?

There are 258 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday February 6th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on February 06, 1953?

You belong to the Baby Boomer Generation if you were born on February 06, 1953.

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February 06, 1953: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on February 06, 1953:

  • Paul Berthier
  • Richard Boyle
  • Luigi Parpagliolo

What famous deaths happened on February 6th?

Famous deaths on February 6th:

  • Joseph Cotten
    Joseph Cotten

    American actor on the radio, film and stage.

  • Guy Madison
    Guy Madison

    American actor who played the role of wild bill hickock on tv and radio.

  • Danny Thomas
    Danny Thomas

    American actor, producer, and humanitarian (b. 1914).

  • James Whitmore
    James Whitmore

    American actor who plays on film and stage.

  • Philip Carey
    Philip Carey

    American actor on stage, film, and television.

  • Alec McCowen
    Alec McCowen

    Tunbridge wells (england) -- actor (never say never again).

  • Irwin Corey
    Irwin Corey

    American comedian and actor (b. 1914).

  • Dandy Nichols
    Dandy Nichols

    Actress (confessions of a window cleaner), dead at 78.

  • Latha Mangeshkar

    Latha Mangeshkar was an Indian playback singer and music director who is considered one of the greatest and most influential singers of all...

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February 06, 1953: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on February 06, 1953:

  • Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
  • Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
  • Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)

Observances on February 06, 1953:

  • International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

Saints celebrated on February 06, 1953:

  • Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
  • Saint Vedastus (+540)
  • Saint Dorothea, patron saint of florists
  • Saint Paul Miki
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February 06, 1953: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on February 06, 1953 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week February 2nd and February 8th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


February 06, 1953: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on February 06, 1953 was Pretend by Nat King Cole (Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra), according to the music chart for the week February 2nd and February 8th.

February 06, 1953: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on February 06, 1953 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 2nd and February 8th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Pretend
  2. - Anywhere I Wander
  3. - Downhearted

February 06, 1953: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on February 06, 1953 was Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes by Perry Como & The Ramblers, according to the music chart for the week February 2nd and February 8th.

February 06, 1953: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on February 06, 1953 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 2nd and February 8th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes
  2. - Outside Of Heaven
  3. - Because You're Mine
  4. - Comes A-Long A-Love
  5. - She Wears Red Feathers

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February 06, 1953: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on February 06, 1953 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Summer with Monika

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Lars Ekborg, Dagmar Ebbesen, Åke Fridell

Country: United States of America

I Confess

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, Karl Malden, Brian Aherne

Country: United States of America

The Yellow Balloon

Release year: 1953

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Andrew Ray, Kathleen Ryan, Kenneth More, Bernard Lee

Gunsmoke

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: Audie Murphy, Susan Cabot, Paul Kelly, Charles Drake

The Tall Texan

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Elmo Williams

Starring: Lloyd Bridges, Lee J. Cobb, Marie Windsor, Luther Adler

February 06, 1953: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on February 06, 1953 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Fred C. Brannon

Face the Music

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

The Pickwick Papers

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Warwick Gilbert

Valentino

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Ken Russell

The Big Idea

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Matt Thompson

February 06, 1953: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on February 06, 1953 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

A Many-Splendored Thing by Han Suyin

A Many-Splendored Thing

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From forward: This book is about post-war Asia, which has been reshaped by incredible, radical changes. Her vivid photographs of Hong Kong are a striking feature.

Always The Young Strangers by Carl Sandburg

Always The Young Strangers

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Carl Sandburg was born in 1878. He grew up in Galesburg, Illinois, where he studied and played sports. Sandburg's reminiscence offers a nostalgic view on small-town life as well as an invaluable insight.

The Last Resorts by Cleveland Amory

The Last Resorts

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Story about Mrs. Spencer, an eccentric woman, and her beloved piglet Rosie

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking

By:

With more than five million copies printed, The Power of Positive Thinking is an international bestseller. It has helped millions of people around the globe to find fulfillment through Dr.

The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain

The Silver Chalice

By:

This exciting novel is the latest in the Christian Epic series. It takes place just after Christ's resurrection and death. Basil is commissioned to design the case that will house the silver cup Christ and His disciples drank out of …

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Who was the US President on February 06, 1953?

On February 06, 1953 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 06, 1953?

On February 06, 1953 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 06, 1953?

On February 06, 1953 the Pope was Pius XII.

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What is special about February 6th?

February 6th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 6th day of the month of February. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on February 6th, such as:

  • 2019 - 2018 anchorage earthquake: there were two aftershocks that struck anchorage, alaska. the first was a magnitude of 4.1 and the second was a magnitude of 3.7. they occurred 23 minutes later.
  • 2018 - 2018 hualien earthquake. multiple earthquakes including one of magnitude 6.4, struck near hualien city in taiwan. over 250 people are also injured and at least 9 are killed. many structures were damaged in the aftermath.
  • 2017 - Sinai insurgency: at least 14 isil militants were killed in an egyptian army raid on central sinai.

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What happened in 1953?

1953 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Ernest Blochs Suite Hebraique, premieres
  • WBRE TV channel 28 in Wilkes-Barre Scranton, PA (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • NBA Baltimore Bullets begin a 32 game road losing streak

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What was the calendar for February 1953?

February 1953 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with February being the 2nd month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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