Friday 19 June 1953
It was Friday, 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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- Juneteenth ? celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation.
- Larry Dunn [Dunhill]: US keyboardist (Earth, Wind & Fire).
- Larry Dunn: American keyboard player songwriter and producer (Earth Wind & Fire).
- Hilary Jones: English physician and television host.
- Simon Wright: English drummer (AC/DC Dio and UFO).
- WCSC TV channel 5 in Charleston, SC (CBS) begins broadcasting
- WTPA (now WHTM) TV channel 27 in Harrisburg, PA (ABC) 1st broadcast
- Albert W Dent is elected president of National Health Council.
- Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviets, are executed by electric chair at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York.
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