Tuesday 29 September 1953
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Drake Hogestyn in Fort Wayne and Herbert Deneau.
In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
Mogambo, directed by John Ford, 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 The Big Picture.
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- Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
- England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
- Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
- French Republican Calendar - Amarante (Amaranth) Day, eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Drake Hogestyn in Fort Wayne: Indiana, USA; actor (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers).
- Herbert Deneau: American homicide; shot his wife, child and himself on 9/30/1990.
- Drake Hogestyn: TV Actor.
- Warren Cromartie: American baseball player coach and radio host.
- Richard Grusin: American author and scholar.
- Jean-Claude Lauzon: Montreal, Quebec -- Director / writer (Leola, Night Zoo)
- Lawrence Reed: American economist and author
- Buick-Berle Show, debuts on NBC-TV
- Make Room for Daddy, starring Danny Thomas, premieres on ABC-TV
- 1st department store to sell insurance is Carson Pirie Scott in Chicago, Illinois
- Milton Berle Show premieres
- US government gives France $385 million for combat in Indo-China
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