Sunday 9 August 1953
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 9, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ludo Peeters and Jean Tirole.
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Roman Holiday, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Broken Horseshoe.
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- St. Nathy (or David)
- Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
- St. Fedlimid/Felimy
- St. Romanus Ostiarius
- St. Edith Stein
- Singapore: National Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Jean Vianney
- Ludo Peeters
- Jean Tirole: French professor of economics, he received the Nobel prize in 2014.
- Edgar Givry
- Nigel Mansell: Athlete.
- Roberta Tovey: English actress and singer.
- Premier Mohammed Abdullah of Kashmir, fired
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