Thursday 15 October 1953
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tito Jackson and Walter Williams.
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 Beyond This Place by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ponds Theater.
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- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tito Jackson: Guitarist.
- Walter Williams: American author.
- Betsy Clifford: Canadian alpine skier.
- Larry Miller: NYC, New York -- Comedian / actor (Larry-Pursuit Of Happiness).
- Peter Phillips: English conductor and musicologist founded The Tallis Scholars.
- KOIN TV channel 6 in Portland, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
- WJNL (now WFAT) TV channel 19 in Johnstown, PA (IND) begins
- British nuclear test Totem 1 detonated at Emu Field, South Australia.
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