Saturday 31 October 1953, Halloween
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michael J Anderson and Michael Anderson.
In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
Kiss Me Kate, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while The Unconquered by Ben Ames Williams was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Motorola Television Hour.
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- October 31st is Nevada Day
- Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
- Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
- Cornwall - Allantide
- October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
- St. Wolfgang
- St Urban
- St. Quentin
- St. Notburga
- St. Bega
- Paganism and Celts - Samhain
- St. Arnulf
- Also see October 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - October 31 is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Antoninus
- Michael J Anderson: American actor.
- Michael Anderson: American actor.
- Lynda Goodfriend: American actress.
- John Lucas: Durham, North Carolina -- NBA guard (Houston, Golden State, Milwaukee).
- TV broadcasting begins in Belgium
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