Saturday 20 June 1953
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alan Longmuir and Brian J Duffy.
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.
On TV people were watching Willys Theatre Presenting Ben Hecht's Tales of the City.
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- American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
- West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
- Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
- UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
- Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
- Roman Empire ? Festival in honor of Summanus.
- Day of The Royal Victorian Order.
- Alan Longmuir: Edinburgh, Scotland -- Rocker (Bay City Rollers).
- Brian J Duffy: Boston, Massachusetts -- Major USAF / Astronaut (STS 45, 57, 72, sk:92).
- Cyndi Ann Stephanie Lauper: Brooklyn, New York -- Singer (Girls Just Want to Have Fun).
- Raul Ramirez: Mexican tennis player.
- Brian Duffy in Boston: Massachusetts, USA; Major US Air Force/astronaut (STS 45).
- Cyndi Lauper in Brooklyn: New York, USA; singer ("Girls Just Want to Have Fun", "Vibes").
- Ulrich Muhe: German actor (d. 2007)
- Robert Crais: American author and screenwriter
- Ulrich Mühe: German actor (d. 2007)
- Raúl Ramírez: Mexican tennis player
- Willy Rampf: German F1 technical director (BMW, Sauber)
- Hendrik de Man: Sociologist (Belgian Working people Party), dies at 67.
- Louise Suggs wins LPGA Western Golf Open
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