Monday 20 April 1953
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
Shane, directed by George Stevens, 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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- USA- National High Five Day
- Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
- Saint Victor (d.303)
- Saint Marcellinus
- Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
- Festival of Matsu, Southeast Asia (2006).
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Taurus.
- Islam - Muhammad's Birthday observed in (2004)
- April 20 (4/20) is associated with 420 (cannabis culture).
- Saint Theotimus (died 407)
- Sebastian Faulks: English journalist and author.
- Carrie Weems: American photographer.
- François Sauvadet: French centrist politician from Burgundy.
- Erich Weinert: Writer, dies at 62.
- 57th Boston Marathon won by Keizo Yamada of Japan in 2:18:51.
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