Friday 24 April 1953
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eric Bogosian in Woburn and John P Hiler American politician (Representative-Republican-Indiana.
In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
Shane, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Coke Time.
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- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Eric Bogosian in Woburn: Massachusetts, USA; actor (Talk Radio).
- John P Hiler American politician (Representative-Republican-Indiana: 1981-).
- Porter Carroll: Jr; drummer (Atlantic Star - "Touch a Four Leaf Clover").
- Janet Downing: American homicide victim, stabbed over 70 times on 7/23/1995, 9:00 PM, Somerville, MA.
- Eric Bogosian: American actor playwright and author.
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