Saturday 2 May 1953
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include "Keith" Jamaal and Jamaal Wilkes.
In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
The Desert Rats, directed by Robert Wise, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 May 1953 ?
- Saint Zoe
- Saint Mafalda
- Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
- Saint Germanus
- Saints Exuperius and Zoe
- Saint Boris
- Saint Athanasius
- Indonesia - Indonesia National Education Day
- Iran - Teacher's Day
- Slovenia - second day of Labour Day
- Madrid Region - Day of the Region.
- Bah�'f Faith: Last day of the Festival of Ridv�n
- Poland - Flag Day, an official holiday to honour the Flag of Poland
- saint tsar Boris
- "Keith" Jamaal: Wilkes; NBA forward (Golden State-Rookie of Year 1975).
- Jamaal Wilkes: American athlete, pro basketbal player primarily with the Lakers from 1978-1985.
- Valery Gergiev: Russian conductor and director.
- 79th Kentucky Derby: Hank Moreno aboard Dark Star wins in 2:02.
- Hussein I installed as king of Jordan.
- Feisal II installed as king of Iraq.
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