What the sky looked like on February 12, 1953
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 2/12/1953, UK date format: 12/2/1953
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 12, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joanna Kerns and Peter Andersson (actor).
In UK Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes by Perry Como & The Ramblers was in the top 5 hits.
The Lady Without Camelias, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while A Many-Splendored Thing by Han Suyin 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..
Which were the important events of February 12, 1953?
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