Saturday 9 May 1953
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
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.
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Which were the important events of 9 May 1953 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
- Bruno Brokken: Belgian high jumper.
- Amy Hill: American actress.
- Connie Kaldor: Canadian singer-songwriter.
- Pierre D'Ornellas: French Catholic clergyman.
- Gregory Beecroft in Corpus Christi: Texas, USA; actor (Guiding Light).
- Ron Jackson: Baseball player
- Scott McInnis: American politician (Representative-Republican-Colorado).
- Daniel Talbot in MontrTal: QuTbec, Canada; golfer (QuTbec Open-1979, 1981, 1984).
- Christian Cotten: French entrepreneur and essayist, founder and leader of the company "Stratégique" [English: Strategic] created in 1985.
- France agrees to the provisional independence of Cambodia with King Norodom Sihanouk.
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