Tuesday 19 May 1953
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Henry Lascelles and Shavarsh Karapetyan.
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
It Came from Outer Space, directed by Jack Arnold, 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 Coke Time.
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- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
- Henry Lascelles: English grandson of princess Mary.
- Shavarsh Karapetyan: Armenian finswimmer.
- Dawud M Mu'Min: American convicted murderer (d. 1997).
- Patrick Hodge: Lord Hodge Scottish lawyer and judge.
- Florin Marin: Romanian footballer and manager.
- Dawud Mu'Min: American murderer (d. 1997)
- Jimmy Thackery: American singer and guitarist (The Nighthawks)
- Victoria Wood: English actress singer director and screenwriter
- Damasco Berenguer y Fuste: Spanish general/minister of War, dies at age 79.
- Nuclear explosion in Nevada (fall-out in Saint George, Utah).
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