Tuesday 16 June 1953
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Valerie Mahaffey and Ian Mosley.
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Dream Wife, directed by Sidney Sheldon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while Uncle Pogo So-So Stories by Walt Kelly was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Candid Camera.
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Which were the important events of 16 June 1953 ?
- South Africa - Youth Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
- Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
- 16 June Movement
- Valerie Mahaffey: American actress and producer.
- Ian Mosley: Paddington London, United Kingdom -- Drummer (Marillion-Clutching at Straws).
- Margaret Bondfield: English politician and feminist (Born 1873).
- Despite Johnny Mize 2,000th hit, Yanks lose ending 18 game win streak and also ending St. Louis Browns 14 game losing streak
- The Soviet Union and Yugoslavia form diplomatic relations.
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