Wednesday 28 October 1953
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Luc Bouilleret and Lauren Tewes.
In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
Calamity Jane, directed by David Butler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while The Silent World by Jacques Yves Cousteau and Frederic Dumas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Motorola Television Hour.
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- St. Anastasia II
- St. Remigius
- Greece - Oxi (No) Day
- Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
- Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Salvius
- St. Abraham
- R.C. Saints - October 28th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Jude (a.k.a Saint Thaddaeus or "of James")
- St. Eadsin
- St. Simon the Zealot (erroneously a.k.a. "the Canaanite")
- St. John Dat
- St. Anglinus
- St. Ferrutius
- St. Fidelis of Como
- Saint Godwin
- St. Honoratus of Vercelli
- Jean-Luc Bouilleret: French Catholic priest, who served as Bishop of Amiens from 2003 to 2013, and who was appointed Archbishop of Besançon on 10 October 2013.
- Lauren Tewes: Trafford, Pennsylvania -- Actress (Julie McCoy-Love Boat).
- Pierre Boivin: Canadian businessman and hockey executive.
- Desmond Child: American songwriter and producer.
- Red Barber, resigns as Dodger sportscaster to join Yankees
- Bud Grant of Winnipeg Blue Bombers intercepts five passes (record).
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