Friday 28 August 1953
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dominique Loiseau and Ditmar Jakobs.
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Island in the Sky, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while The High And The Mighty by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching I Led 3 Lives.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1953 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Dominique Loiseau: French businesswoman, who is CEO of Bernard Loiseau group since 2003 and vice president of the 'Relais & Châteaux' network of hotels and gourmet restaurants.
- Ditmar Jakobs: German footballer.
- Tõnu Kaljuste: Estonian conductor and journalist.
- Me & Juliet opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 358 performances
- Nippon Television broadcasts Japan's first television show, including its first TV advertisement.
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