Sunday 3 May 1953
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bruce Hall in Champaign and Van McLain.
In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
The Desert Rats, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Coke Time.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 May 1953 ?
- Saint Apostle James the Lesser
- Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
- Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
- Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
- Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
- Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
- Saint Alexander I
- Saint Apostle Philip
- Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
- Discoflux (Discordianism).
- Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
- World Press Freedom Day.
- Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)
- Bruce Hall in Champaign: Illinois, USA; rock bassist (Reo Speedwagon).
- Van McLain: rocker (Shooting Star).
- Bruce Hall: American singer-songwriter bass player and producer (REO Speedwagon).
- Jake Hooker: Israeli-American guitarist and songwriter (Arrows) (d. 2014).
- Gary Young: American drummer (Pavement).
- WTVO TV channel 17 in Rockford, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
- Westchester conference of American Library Association proclaims "Freedom to Read".
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