Wednesday 22 July 1953
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
The War of the Worlds, directed by Byron Haskin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while The Dark Angel by Mika Waltari was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 July 1953 ?
- Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
- Pi Approximation Day
- St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
- St. Mineve
- St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
- St. Dabius/Davius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Mary Magdalene
- Ratcatcher's Day. See:The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
- Jimmy Bruno: American jazz guitarist.
- Paul Quarrington: Canadian playwright and educator (d. 2010).
- Sylvia Chang: Taiwanese actress singer director and screenwriter.
- Brian Howe: English singer-songwriter (Bad Company).
- Cy Kendall: Actor (Mysteries of Chinatown), dies at 55.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1953 ?
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