Saturday 13 June 1953
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Dream Wife, directed by Sidney Sheldon, 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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- Saint Ragnobert, martyr [GTZ: Lyon]
- Saint Valericus, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Roman Empire ? Quinquatrus Minusculae held in honor of Minerva
- Roman Empire ? seventh day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- USA ? World Children's Day
- Saint Anthony of Padua), priest, confessor, Doctor of the Church [common; GTZ: Franciscans]
- Saint Agricius, bishop of Sens, confessor [GTZ: Sens]
- Saint Landoald, bishop, confessor [GTZ: Bruges]
- Saint Leo III, pope [PCP (Paris)]
- Saint Onuphrius, hermit, confessor [GTZ: Constance, Mainz]
- Saint Valerian, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Rambert
- Blessed Odwin
- Blessed Thomas Woodhouse, martyr
- Blessed Damhnade, virgin [ Fermanagh]
- Saint Felicola, virgin, martyr [GTZ: Cologne, Trier, Worms, France]
- Tim Allen: American actor and comedian, best known for his TV sitcom, "Home Improvement.
- 53rd US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 283 at Oakmont Country Club - Oakmont, Pennsylvania
- 85th Belmont: Eric Guerin aboard Native Dancer wins in 2:28.6
- Alec Bedser takes 14-99 (7-55 & 7-44) vs. Australia
- Jim Peters runs world record marathon (2:18:40.2)
- KOAA TV channel 5 in Pueblo-Colorado Spgs, CO (NBC) 1st broadcast
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