Wednesday August 05, 1953

US date format: 8/5/1953, UK date format: 5/8/1953

Is this your lucky day? Bet on the figures of this date here

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..

You can also have a look at the whole 1953 or at August 05 across the years.

likes
Like this date if it is important to you!

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power

Country: United States of America

99 River Street

99 River Street

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: John Payne, Evelyn Keyes, Brad Dexter, Frank Faylen

Inferno

Inferno

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Robert Ryan, Rhonda Fleming, William Lundigan, Larry Keating

The Affairs of Dobie Gillis

The Affairs of Dobie Gillis

Directed by: Don Weis

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Bobby Van, Barbara Ruick, Bob Fosse

Latin Lovers

Latin Lovers

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Lana Turner, Ricardo Montalban, John Lund, Louis Calhern

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 05, 1953?


Holidays

  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • See more

Events

  • Operation "Big Switch": Korean War prisoners exchanged at Panmunjom.

Famous Birthday

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 05, 1953?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial


Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - I Believe
  2. - The Song From The Moulin Rouge
  3. - Terry's Theme (From 'Limelight')
  4. - I'm Walking Behind You
  5. - Terry's Theme (From 'Limelight')

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

The Broken Horseshoe

The Broken Horseshoe

Directed by: Martyn C. Webster

Segundos Fatais

Segundos Fatais

Youth Takes a Stand

Youth Takes a Stand

Fox 2

Fox 2

Pentagon U.S.A.

Pentagon U.S.A.

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1953?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

Call Me Lucky by Bing Crosby

Call Me Lucky

By:

Reissued to coincide with the paperback publication of the definitive Bing biography by Gary Giddins, here is "a collection of anecdotes and reminiscences that is as warm and witty as any

Angel Unaware by Dale Evans Rogers

Angel Unaware

By:

Entertainers Roy and Dale Evans Rogers were thrilled when their little daughter Robin was born. But their excitement turned to concern when they were informed that Robin was born with Down's

How To Play Your Best Golf All The Time by Tommy Armour

How To Play Your Best Golf All The Time

By:

Tommy Armour's classic How to Play Your Best Golf All the Time provides timeless golf instruction on the following subjects: * How to learn your best golf * What can

Kingfishers Catch Fire by Rumer Godden

Kingfishers Catch Fire

By:

A powerful novel about idealism and its consequences set in the Himalayas. Set in Kashmir, this is the story of Sophie, a young and idealistic Englishwoman with two young daughters who

The Dark Angel by Mika Waltari

The Dark Angel

By:

The sweeping, powerful story of the fall of Constantinople in 1453.


Like this date if it is important to you!
likes