Monday 11 May 1953
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
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.
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Which were the important events of 11 May 1953 ?
- Saint Francis of Girolamo
- Saint Estella
- Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
- Saint Odilo of Cluny
- Saint Majolus of Cluny
- Saint James Walworth
- Blessed John Rochester
- Saint Bertilla
- Saint Gengou Gangulphus
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Mamertus, first of the Ice Saints
- Roman Empire - Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Saint Gauthier of Esterp
- Carmen Llera: Spanish writer and author of the highly successful novel "Georgette.
- David Gest: American television producer.
- Patrick Millereau: French sommelier, the head sommelier at Negresco in Nice, who died of colon cancer on 15 September 2014.
- Celine Lomez: Quebec singer and actress.
- Boyd Gaines in Atlanta: Georgia, USA; actor (Mark - One Day at a Time, Sure Thing).
- Jean Adair: Dies at 80.
- Winston Churchill criticizes John Foster Dulles' domino theory.
- The 1953 Waco tornado outbreak: an F5 tornado hits downtown Waco, Texas, killing 114.
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