1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter D), the 1953rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 953rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 53rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1950s decade.
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- Producer Ezra Swerdlow is born.
- Author Jim Vance is born.
- Actor Robert Davi is born.
- Actor Charles Haugk is born.
- Actor Phil Davis is born.
- Composer James Horner is born.
- Artist Paul Gulacy is born.
- Actor Bolaji Badejo is born.
- Director Jean-Pierre Jeunet is born.
- Actor Stuart Milligan is born.
- Actor Christopher Fairbank is born.
- Actor James Remar is born.