Friday 22 May 1953
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Edward Stevens in New York City and Cha Bum-Kun.
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Pickup on South Street, directed by Samuel Fuller, 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 Coke Time.
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- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
- Republic of Yemen - National Day.
- National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
- National Maritime Day in the United States.()
- Saint Atto
- Saint Emile
- Saint Fulk
- Saint Lupus
- Saint Romanus
- Saint Julia
- Saint Renata of Bavaria
- John Edward Stevens in New York City: New York, USA; bank robber (FBI Most Wanted List).
- Cha Bum-Kun: Korean footballer.
- François Bon: French author who often writes while listening to loud rock music.
- Doris Barnett: German politician.
- Peter Bazalgette: English television producer.
- Vaclav Klicka: Composer, dies at 70.
- President Eisenhower signs Offshore Oil Bill
- Yankee Irv Noren hits into a triple-play, Yanks beat Washington 12-4
- US President Dwight Eisenhower signs Offshore Oil Bill.
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