Tuesday 12 May 1953US date format: 5/12/1953, UK date format: 12/5/1953
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Melleny Melody and Kevin Grevey.
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Stalag 17, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while Encyclopedia Of American History by Richard B. Morris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Strictly Personal.
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What the sky looked like on 12 May 1953
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- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Melleny Melody: Canadian singer and label owner; Nepotism records.
- Kevin Grevey: American basketball player, he played for the Washington Bullets from 1975–1983 and the Milwaukee Bucks from 1983–1985.
- David Gest: Celebrity.
- David Garrow: Historian.
- KUHT TV channel 8 in Houston, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
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