Friday 8 May 1953
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tony Sperandeo and Alex Van Halen.
In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
Bellissima, directed by Luchino Visconti, 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 8 May 1953 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Tony Sperandeo: Italian actor, noted for TV series "Piovra.
- Alex Van Halen: Dutch-born American drummer (Van Halen).
- Billy Burnette: American singer-songwriter guitarist and actor (Fleetwood Mac).
- WIPB TV channel 49 in Muncie, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1953 ?
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