Wednesday 29 July 1953
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ken Burns and Tim Gunn.
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
From Here to Eternity, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Quatermass Experiment.
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Which were the important events of 29 July 1953 ?
- Ken Burns: American filmmaker of historical documentaries on such diverse subjects as the American Civil War, baseball and jazz.
- Tim Gunn: American television personality.
- Geddy Lee: Rock Singer.
- Frank McGuinness: Irish poet and playwright.
- Patti Scialfa: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (E Street Band).
- US bombers shot down at north of Wladiwostok
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