Sunday 13 September 1953
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Taryn Power and Iyanla Vanzant.
In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
The Robe, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while The Schirmer Inheritance by Eric Ambler was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Loretta Young Show.
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- 1999 - Lunar nuclear waste dump explodes, sending the Moon hurtling into deep space in Space: 1999
- RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
- Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
- 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
- Also see September 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Taryn Power: American actress and noted family, the daughter of Tyrone Power and Linda Christian, only two when her parents divorced and seven when she moved to Rome.
- Iyanla Vanzant: TV Show Host.
- College Girl: American homicide victim, stabbed to death with a pen knife on 4/15/1973, c. 3:00 PM, at a North Carolina college campus, then dragged 15 feet to concealment behind the trees and raped.
- David Shiner: American actor, clown and a twin, he played the Cat in the Hat in the 2000 Broadway musical "Seussical.
- Pitcher Bob Trice is 1st black to play on Philadelphia Athletics
- Nikita Khrushchev is appointed secretary-general of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
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