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
Every Meal a Picnic Every Picnic a Frolic Stokely-Van Camp, 1953 Nat White
Another bottleneck removed! Bower Roller Bearings, 1953
Should you switch whiskies? Make this taste test and see! Calvert Distillers, 1953 Philip Dormont
Tell the world why Friday, 20 March 1953 is such a special date for you!