Saturday 11 April 1953
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Guy Verhofstadt and Andrew Wiles.
In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
Titanic, directed by Jean Negulesco, 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 The Plymouth Playhouse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 April 1953 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Guy Verhofstadt: Belgian politician, who served as the 47th Prime Minister of Belgium from 1999 to 2008.
- Andrew Wiles: English mathematician and academic.
- Kid Nichols: American baseball player and manager (d. 1953).
- Oveta Culp Hobby becomes 1st at Health, Education, and Welfare
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