It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- I Confess
directed by Alfred Hitchcock
starring: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, Karl Malden
directed by Charles Walters
starring: Leslie Caron, Mel Ferrer, Jean-Pierre Aumont
Which were the important events of Friday, 20 March 1953 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
Famous People died
- Senator Edwin C Johnson offers a bill to give clubs the sole
: Brazilian Author (Vidas Secas), dies at 60
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1953 ?
Russian dictator Joseph Stalin
Esquire Magazine cover
The Robe - Lloyd C. Douglas
The Silver Chalice - Thomas B. Costain
Desiree - Annemarie Selinko
Battle Cry - Leon M. Uris
Eiffel Tower Studebaker Starliner 2 Car Photo (1953)
53 IBM Electronic Calculator Computer Corning Glass (1953)
Remington Rand ERA 1103 Computer System (1953)
Tell the world why Friday, 20 March 1953 is such a special date for you!