Sunday 8 February 1953
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mary Steenburgen and Mary Steenburgen in Newport.
In UK Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes by Perry Como & The Ramblers was in the top 5 hits.
Summer with Monika, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while Always The Young Strangers by Carl Sandburg was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 February 1953
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Which were the important events of 8 February 1953 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- Mary Steenburgen: Movie Actress.
- Mary Steenburgen in Newport: Arkansas, USA; actress (Parenthood, Time After Time).
- Roger Clavet: Quebecois politician.
- Cliff Clark: Actor (Golden Hoofs, Kid Glove Killer), dies at 63.
- WLVA (now WSET) TV channel 13 in Lynchburg-Roanoke, VA (ABC) begins
- Betty Jameson wins LPGA Serbin Golf Open.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1953 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Downhearted - Eddie Fisher
- Anywhere I Wander - Julius LaRosa
- Pretend - Nat King Cole (Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra)
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes - Perry Como & The Ramblers
- Outside Of Heaven - Eddie Fisher
- Because You're Mine - Mario Lanza
- Comes A-Long A-Love - Kay Starr
- She Wears Red Feathers - Guy Mitchell
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?