Monday February 16, 1953: on this day

February 16, 1953 was the 47th day of the year 1953, under the sign of Aquarius and the day of the week was Monday.

Is February 16, 1953 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on February 16, 1953, who was born and died on February 16, 1953, what holidays and observances are celebrated on February 16, 1953, which were the most popular songs (ex. I Believe by Frankie Laine), movies (e.g. The Titfield Thunderbolt, directed by Charles Crichton), TV series (e.g. Commando Cody: Sky Marshal Of The Universe) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about February 16th, 1953 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was February 16, 1953?


February 16, 1953 was a Monday and it was the 47th day of the year 1953 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 16, 1953 can also be written as 2/16/1953 in the US and as 16/2/1953 in UK and Europe.

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February 16, 1953: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on February 16, 1953:

  • The pakistan academy of sciences is established in pakistan.

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February 16, 1953: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 16th is Aquarius.

Aquarius is the 11th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between January 20th and February 18th belong to the Aquarius sign: discover Aquarius personality and who should a Aquarius marry.

Babies born in February are either Aquarius or Pisces. People born before February 18th are Aquarius, while people born from February 19th have the sign of Pisces.

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February 16, 1953: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for February 16, 1953 is Snake and the associated element is Water.

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Discover the planets positions on February 16th, 1953 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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February 16, 1953: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on February 16, 1953 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 16, 1953 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on February 16, 1953 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 22% full, rising at 07:58 am and setting at 10:26 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jan 29, 1953 while the next full moon would come on Feb 28, 1953.

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Who was born on February 16, 1953?


Famous people born on February 16, 1953:

  • Thierry Roussel

    French entrepreneur and heir to a fortune in pharmaceuticals, he is now the manager of a conglomerate that includes 12 companies across a...

  • Christopher Boyce

    American spy, son of a former fbi agent.

  • Neal Dunn

    Neal Dunn is a U.S.

  • Lanny McDonald

    Lanny McDonald is a former ice hockey player known for his time with the Calgary Flames and Toronto Maple Leafs.

  • Roberta Williams

    Sierra entertainment was founded by sierra, an american videogame designer.

  • John Bradbury

    English songwriter and drummer (the specials).

  • George Martin

    American football player.

  • Mike Ford in New York City

    New york, usa.

  • Andre St Lauren

    Nhl.

  • Mike Ford

    Nyc, new york -- canadian tour golfer (1976 port jefferson open).

  • Evi Mittermaier
  • Gian Mario Spacca
  • Jaakko Teppo
  • Zamira Zaytseva
  • Baby Etchecopar
  • Faustino Fernández Ovies

Whose famous birthday is on February 16th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 16th:

  • The Weeknd
    The Weeknd

    The weeknd is a canadian r&b singer known for his unique vocal style and chart-topping hits like 'blinding lights' and 'can't feel my face'.

  • Elizabeth Olsen
    Elizabeth Olsen

    Elizabeth olsen is a movie actress known for her roles in the marvel cinematic universe as scarlet witch.

  • John McEnroe
    John McEnroe

    German-american tennis champion who was first to make international headlines in 1977-1978 when he became the youngest player to reach...

  • Margaux Hemingway
    Margaux Hemingway

    American actress, fashion model and member of a prominent family.

  • Christopher Eccleston
    Christopher Eccleston

    Christopher eccleston is an english actor known for his role as the ninth doctor in the popular tv series doctor who.

  • Sonny Bono
    Sonny Bono

    American entertainer, who performed a showbiz act with cher, his partner.

  • Géraldine Nakache
    Géraldine Nakache

    French actress, screenwriter, director of fim, and actress of algerian jewish heritage.

  • William Katt
    William Katt

    American actor, born to film veterans bill williams (and barbara hale), he is a well-known family man.

  • Mahershala Ali
    Mahershala Ali

    American actor.

  • James Ingram
    James Ingram

    American singer, who was named the best new artist in 1982.

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February 16, 1953: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 71 years 2 months old,

or 854 months and 6 days old,

or 3714 weeks

or 25998 days old,

if you were born on February 16, 1953.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on February 16, 1953?

There are 300 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday February 16th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on February 16, 1953?

You belong to the Baby Boomer Generation if you were born on February 16, 1953.

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February 16, 1953: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on February 16, 1953:

  • Giovanni Colazza
  • James Lewis Kraft

What famous deaths happened on February 16th?

Famous deaths on February 16th:

  • Bruno Ganz
    Bruno Ganz

    Swiss actor known for his roles in films like 'Wings of Desire' and 'Downfall.

  • Lila Kedrova
    Lila Kedrova

    Russian-born actress (born 1918).

  • Marceline Day
    Marceline Day

    American actress who appeared in silent films.

  • Vera Kholodnaya
    Vera Kholodnaya

    Russian film star (born 1893).

  • Smiley Burnette
    Smiley Burnette

    Summum, illinois -- cowboy (charlie-petticoat junction).

  • Elyse Knox
    Elyse Knox

    Hartford, connecticut -- actress ("hit the ice, black gold").

  • Len Lesser
    Len Lesser

    American actor (born in 1922).

  • Markes Shaw

    Famous playwright and novelist.

  • Yun Dong-ju

    Korean poet known for his poignant and reflective poetry.

  • Chien-Shiung Wu

    Chien-Shiung Wu was a Chinese-American physicist who made significant contributions to the field of nuclear physics.

See more famous people and celebrities who died on February 16th

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February 16, 1953: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on February 16, 1953:

  • Presidents' Day - This holiday honors all past and present U.S. presidents, with a particular focus on George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Kyoto Protocol Day (2005)
  • Lithuania - Independence Day (1918)

Saints celebrated on February 16, 1953:

  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
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February 16, 1953: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on February 16, 1953 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week February 16th and February 22nd. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


February 16, 1953: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on February 16, 1953 was I Believe by Frankie Laine, according to the music chart for the week February 16th and February 22nd.

February 16, 1953: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on February 16, 1953 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 16th and February 22nd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - I Believe
  2. - Your Cheatin' Heart

February 16, 1953: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on February 16, 1953 was Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes by Perry Como & The Ramblers, according to the music chart for the week February 16th and February 22nd.

February 16, 1953: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on February 16, 1953 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 16th and February 22nd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes
  2. - Outside Of Heaven
  3. - Because You're Mine
  4. - Comes A-Long A-Love
  5. - She Wears Red Feathers

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February 16, 1953: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on February 16, 1953 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Titfield Thunderbolt

The Titfield Thunderbolt

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Charles Crichton

Starring: Stanley Holloway, George Relph, Naunton Wayne, John Gregson

Call Me Madam

Call Me Madam

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Ethel Merman, Donald O'Connor, Vera-Ellen, George Sanders

Battle Circus

Battle Circus

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, June Allyson, Keenan Wynn, Robert Keith

Mr. Hulot's Holiday

Mr. Hulot's Holiday

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Nathalie Pascaud, Micheline Rolla, Valentine Camax

Country: United States of America

The Lady Without Camelias

The Lady Without Camelias

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Lucia Bosé, Gino Cervi, Andrea Checchi, Ivan Desny

February 16, 1953: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on February 16, 1953 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe

Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Fred C. Brannon

Face the Music

Face the Music

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

The Pickwick Papers

The Pickwick Papers

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Warwick Gilbert

Valentino

Valentino

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Ken Russell

The Big Idea

The Big Idea

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Matt Thompson

February 16, 1953: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on February 16, 1953 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

A Many-Splendored Thing by Han Suyin

A Many-Splendored Thing

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From forward: This book is about post-war Asia, which has been reshaped by incredible, radical changes. Her vivid photographs of Hong Kong are a striking feature.

The Galileans by Frank G. Slaughter

The Galileans

By:

Joseph of Galilee is a young doctor who finds his life changing when he meets Mary Magdala, an attractive dancer determined to vengeance against Gaius Flaccus, a Roman officer.

A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall

A Man Called Peter

By:

Catherine Marshall, in the Preface to A Man Called Peter tells about a dream she had following Peter Marshall's passing. Peter was working in a rose-garden and said, "I!"

The Old Man And The Sea by Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man And The Sea

By:

The Old Man and the Sea is Hemingway’s most beloved work. It is the story of an old Cuban fisherman who, through his simplicity and strength, has been told in a language that is simple yet powerful.

The Silent World by Jacques Yves Cousteau and Frederic Dumas

The Silent World

By:

Jacque Cousteau's underwater adventures and photographs

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Who was the US President on February 16, 1953?

On February 16, 1953 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 16, 1953?

On February 16, 1953 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 16, 1953?

On February 16, 1953 the Pope was Pius XII.

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What is special about February 16th?

February 16th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 16th day of the month of February. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on February 16th, such as:

  • 2019 - Syrian civil war: battle of baghuz fawqani - the syrian observatory for human rights reports the u.s.-backed syrian democratic forces took control of al-baghuz fawqani after the surrender of isil militants.
  • 2018 - Boko haram insurgency - three suicide bombers attack a konduga fish market, borno, nigeria.
  • 2017 - 2017 sehwan suicide bombing. at least 70 people were killed and over 150 others injured in the suicide bombing at lal shahbaz qalandar shrine, sehwan in sindh, pakistan. 50 of those injured are in critical condition. a medical emergency has been declared at the hospitals in hyderabad, dadu, and jamshoro. (dawn news),

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What happened in 1953?

1953 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Ernest Blochs Suite Hebraique, premieres
  • WBRE TV channel 28 in Wilkes-Barre Scranton, PA (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • NBA Baltimore Bullets begin a 32 game road losing streak

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What was the calendar for February 1953?

February 1953 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with February being the 2nd month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Monday February 16, 1953