Sunday 10 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 Barbara Moxness and Lawrence Lau.
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine 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.
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- Saint Gordianus
- Saint Isidore the Laborer
- Saint John of Avila
- Saint Job
- Saint Quaratus and Quintus
- Saint Peter Van
- Saint William of Pontoise
- Buddha's Birthday in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and South Korea.
- Saint Francis of Assisi
- Saint Solange
- The first possible day on which Pentecost may fall.
- Akshaya Tritya in Hinduism.
- Astronomy Day in the United States.
- Birds' and Trees' Day in Hungary
- Memorial Day of Blessed Damien of Moloka'i
- Celebration of the Clandestine Retreat of Ma'at and Ra in Ancient Egypt.
- Constitution Day in the Federated States of Micronesia.
- Inauguration Day in South Africa.
- Mania (mythology) in Ancient Rome.
- The marriage of Shiva to Meenakshi in Madurai, India
- Barbara Moxness: LPGA golfer.
- Lawrence Lau: Actor (Jamie Frame-Another World).
- John Diamond: English journalist (d. 2001).
- Steve Thomas: rocker (Shooting Star).
- Christopher Curtis: Children's Author.
- Tito Santana: Mexican-American professional wrestler
- KCBD TV channel 11 in Lubbock, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
- Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sacramento Golf Open.
- The town of Chemnitz in East Germany becomes ''Karl Marx Stadt''.
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