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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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.

But much more happened on July 1953: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1953?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1953 KLAS TV channel 8 in Las Vegas, NV (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 03 Jul 1953 67th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Vic Seixas beats Kurt Nielsen (97 63 64)
  • 04 Jul 1953 60th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Maureen Connolly beats D Hart (86 75)
  • 05 Jul 1953 Jackie Pung wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
  • 07 Jul 1953 35th PGA Championship: Walter Burkemo at Birmingham Country Club - Michigan
  • 08 Jul 1953 US stops aid to Persia
  • 09 Jul 1953 First helicopter passenger service (New York City).
  • 10 Jul 1953 82nd British Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 282 at Carnoustie Dai Rees
  • 12 Jul 1953 KTVB TV channel 7 in Boise, ID (NBC / ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 14 Jul 1953 20th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-1 at Crosley Field, Cincinnati
  • 16 Jul 1953 KROC (now KTTC) TV channel 10 in Rochester, MN (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 19 Jul 1953 KIMA TV channel 29 in Yakima, WA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 20 Jul 1953 USSR / Israel recover diplomatic relations
  • 23 Jul 1953 Howard Hawks's musical film ''Gentlemen Prefer Blondes'', starring Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell, is released by 20th Century Fox.
  • 24 Jul 1953 KEYT TV channel 3 in Santa Barbara, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 25 Jul 1953 New York City Transit Authority raises transit fare from 10 to 15 cents, and debuts transit tokens.
  • 26 Jul 1953 Fidel Castro leads an unsuccessful attack on the Moncada Barracks, thus beginning the Cuban Revolution.
  • 27 Jul 1953 1st insulin isolated by F Banting and C Best in Toronto
  • 29 Jul 1953 US bombers shot down at north of Wladiwostok
  • 31 Jul 1953 Department of Health, Education & Welfare created

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the UK

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

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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From Here to Eternity

From Here to Eternity

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, Donna Reed

Country: United States of America

Inferno

Inferno

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

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

Dangerous Crossing

Dangerous Crossing

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Joseph M. Newman

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Michael Rennie, Max Showalter, Carl Betz

Piel canela

Piel canela

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Juan José Ortega

Starring: Sara Montiel, Manolo Fábregas, Ramón Gay, Felipe de Alba

A Blueprint for Murder

A Blueprint for Murder

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, Gary Merrill, Catherine McLeod

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1953?
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Steamboat Gothic by Frances Parkinson Keyes

Steamboat Gothic

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This was the first of Frances Parkinson Keyes novels that I ever read. I was entranced with the Southern locale and the people depicted in the novel.

People, Places, And Books by Gilbert Highet

People, Places, And Books

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People Places And Books, by Highet, Gilbert

North From Malaya by William O. Douglas

North From Malaya

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The author, an associate justice of the Supreme Court, was a traveler, mountaineer and political commentator. In this analysis, he presents a practicable master plan for a free Asia.

This I Believe by Edward R. Murrow

This I Believe

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Second series of 80 modern and 20 immortal "This I believe" Edward R. Murrow pieces.

The Bridges At Toko-Ri by James A. Michener

The Bridges At Toko-Ri

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In one of his beloved early bestsellers, Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener crafts a tale of the American men who fought the Korean War, detailing their exploits in the air