Friday 14 August 1953
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 14, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include James Horner and Tom Dicillo.
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Plunder of the Sun, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while Major Campaign Speeches by Adlai Stevenson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Broken Horseshoe.
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- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- James Horner: American composer, conductor and orchestrator of film scores.
- Tom Dicillo
- Frank McCourt (executive)
- Cliff Johnson: American computer game author.
- Frank McCourt: American businessman, real estate tycoon and owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team from early 2004.
- Ulla Meinecke: German singer and lyricist.
- 20th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Detroit 24, All-Stars 10 (93,818)
- KXLF TV channel 4 in Butte, MT (CBS / ABC) begins broadcasting
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