Sunday 31 May 1953
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Fabio Concato and Pirkka-Pekka Petelius.
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Julius Caesar, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while Major Campaign Speeches by Adlai Stevenson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Candid Camera.
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Which were the important events of 31 May 1953 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Fabio Concato: Italian singer-songwriter, who started his career with the cabaret group "I mormoranti", performing at the Derby Club in his hometown.
- Pirkka-Pekka Petelius: Finnish actor and screenwriter.
- Linda Riordan: English politician.
- Lynne Truss: English journalist and author.
- WSUN TV channel 38 in St. Petersburg-Tampa, Florida (IND) 1st broadcast
- Lebanese President Camille Shamun disbands government.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1953 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Limelight (Terry's Theme) - Frank Chacksfield & His Orchestra
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