Friday 13 November 1953
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andy "the Clobberer" Ranken and Tracy Scoggins in Galveston.
In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Kiss Me Kate, directed by George Sidney, 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 Panorama.
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- Roman festivals - Iovis epulum; feast of Feronia
- R.C. Saints - Bricius of Tours; Mother Cabrini; Saint Homobonus
- Also see November 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Andy "the Clobberer" Ranken: English pop drummer (The Pogues).
- Tracy Scoggins in Galveston: Texas, USA; actress (The Colbys, Gumshoe Kid).
- Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador: Mexican politician.
- Andrew Ranken: English musician (The Pogues).
- Charles Tickner: Canadian strong free-skater who won the Men's World Figure Skating title in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 3/1978.
- Frances Conroy: American actress
- Andrés Obrador: Mexican lawyer and politician
- Tracy Scoggins: American model and actress
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