Thursday 26 November 1953
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Louise Parks and Hilary Benn.
In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Hondo, directed by John Farrow, 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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- Mongolia: Independence Day
- Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
- Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
- Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
- Louise Parks: LPGA golfer.
- Hilary Benn: English politician Secretary of State for International Development.
- Harry Carson: American football player and sportscaster.
- Desiré Wilson: South African race car driver.
- KBOI (now KBCI) TV channel 2 in Boise, ID (CBS) begins broadcasting
- WJHL TV channel 11 in Johnson City, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting
- Yamada Koun, leader of Sanbo Kyodan line of Zen, found 1st awakening
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