Monday 16 November 1953
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Griff Rhys Jones and Maurice Gourdault-Montagne.
In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Kiss Me Kate, directed by George Sidney, 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 Life with Father.
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- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
- Griff Rhys Jones: British humorist / actor (Morons From Outer Space).
- Maurice Gourdault-Montagne: French diplomat who joined the French Foreign Ministry in 1978.
- Griff Rhys-Jones: British sketch comedian of memorable TV series.
- Griff Jones: Welsh comedian actor and author.
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