Wednesday August 05, 1953
US date format: 8/5/1953, UK date format: 5/8/1953
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 5, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Gottfried Angeli and Rick Mahler.
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Roman Holiday, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while Call Me Lucky by Bing Crosby was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Broken Horseshoe.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 05, 1953?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
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- Operation "Big Switch": Korean War prisoners exchanged at Panmunjom.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 05, 1953?
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