Monday 31 August 1953
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Miguel Angel Guerra and Gyorgy Karoly.
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 Beyond This Place by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching I Led 3 Lives.
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- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
- Miguel Angel Guerra: Argentine racing driver.
- Gyorgy Karoly: Hungarian author.
- Carolyn Campbell: American reporter and author, adopted at birth.
- Marcia Clark: American attorney who moved into a high profile as the prosecuting attorney on the O.J.
- Miguel Guerra: Argentinian race car driver.
- György Károly: Hungarian poet and author
- Jimmy McKenna: Scottish actor
- Pavel Vinogradov: Russian astronaut and engineer
- KRBC TV channel 9 in Abilene, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
- WKBG (now WLVI) TV channel 56 in Cambridge-Boston, MA (IND) begins
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