Thursday 9 April 1953
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hal Ketchum in Greenwich and Willy Blaas.
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 East of Eden by John Steinbeck 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 9 April 1953 ?
- Saint Waltrudis
- Saint Casilda
- Saint Ingofried
- Saint Hugo of Rouan
- Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
- Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor, celebrated as Bataan Day in Bataan) in the Philippines.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jal�l (Glory) - First day of the second month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Hal Ketchum in Greenwich: New York, USA; country singer ("Small Town Saturday Night").
- Willy Blaas: German psychologist, a family and reincarnation therapist, and a professional astrologer.
- Dominique Perrault: French architect and urban planner.
- John Howard: English singer-songwriter and pianist.
- Hal Ketchum: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- TV Guide publishes 1st issue
- Jomo Kenyatta sentenced to 7 years in Kenya
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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