Sunday 24 May 1953
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Klaus-Gunter Stade and Nell Campbell.
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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Which were the important events of 24 May 1953 ?
- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
- Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
- Saints Donatianus and Rogatianus
- Saint Amadl
- Saint Suzanna
- Mary, Help of the Christians
- Saint Sarah is celebrated in Camargue, France by the Roma or Gypsies.
- Bulgaria: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Script Day.
- Klaus-Gunter Stade: German footballer.
- Nell Campbell: Australian-American actress and singer.
- Alfred Molina: London, England -- Actor (Enchanted April, Prick up your Ears).
- Klaus-Günter Stade: German footballer.
- Richard Wilson: English sculptor.
- Cor Hermus: Actor (Bleeke Bet, William of Orange, Jantes), dies at 63.
- Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Doctor Mellifluus
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- Ruby - Les Baxter & His Orchestra
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