Wednesday 18 March 1953
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Margaret L Augustine in Buffalo and Jamie West-Oram.
In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
I Confess, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while Always The Young Strangers by Carl Sandburg was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Space Command.
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Which were the important events of 18 March 1953 ?
- Saint Edward (d.978)
- Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
- Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
- Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
- Saint Alexander of Jerusalem
- United States - National Biodiesel Day
- Saint Anselm
- Saint Salvator
- Saint Narcissus
- Mexico - Expropiaci=n Petreolera
- Margaret L Augustine in Buffalo: New York, USA; project manager (Biosphere 2).
- Jamie West-Oram: rocker (Fixx).
- Helmer C: Koetje; Dutch second chamber member (CDA).
- Ivan Cattaneo: Italian artist, singer and songwriter.
- Franz Wright: Austrian-American poet and translator (d. 2015).
- Takashi Yoshimatsu: Japanese composer
- Boston Braves move to Milwaukee
- KGNC (now KAMR) TV channel 4 in Amarillo, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
- NL approves Boston Braves move to Milwaukee (1st shift since 1903)
- Earthquake strikes West Turkey, 250 die.
- An earthquake hits western Turkey, killing 250.
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