Thursday 19 February 1953
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes by Perry Como & The Ramblers was in the top 5 hits.
The Naked Spur, directed by Anthony Mann, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 February 1953 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
- Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
- Chaoflux (Discordianism)
- Corrado Barazzutti: Italian tennis player.
- Cristina de Kirchner: Argentinian lawyer and politician 52nd President of Argentina.
- Bill Kirchenbauer: Bill Kirchenbauer American comedian and actor.
- Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner: President of Argentina.
- Ross Stoutenborough: American chess master who began playing in 1967 and attained the rank of Master only three years later.
- Massimo Troisi: Italian actor and film director whose film "Il Postino" (The Postman) won five Oscar nominations including that of Best Picture, and he, the nomination as Best Actor. With a bad heart, he had been told to protect his health or make his movie and he chose the latter. The film wrapped on 6/03/1994 and he died less than 24 hours after completion.
- Georgia approves US 1st literature censorship board
- Ted Williams safely crash-lands his damaged Panther jet
- Georgia state approves first American literature censorship board.
- Censorship: Georgia approves the first literature censorship board in the United States.
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