Tuesday 13 October 1953
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bill Schuette and Pat Day.
In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
The Big Heat, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while From Here To Eternity by James Jones was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ponds Theater.
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- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
- Bill Schuette: (Rep-R-Michigan, 1985- ).
- Pat Day: American jockey.
- John Simpson: English lexicographer and scholar.
- Burglar alarm-ultrasonic or radio waves-patented by Samuel Bagno.
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