Sunday 5 April 1953
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Frank Gaffney and Ian Swales.
In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
Titanic, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while The Second Happiest Day by John Phillips was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Plymouth Playhouse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1953 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
Famous Birthdays:05 April
- Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
- WEYI TV channel 25 in Saginaw, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1953 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Song From Moulin Rouge (Where is Your Heart) - Percy Faith & His Orchestra (Vocal Faliecia Sanders)
- April In Portugal - Les Baxter & His Orchestra
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