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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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 June 1953: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1953?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1953 KMJ (now KSEE) TV channel 24 in Fresno, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 02 Jun 1953 The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, who is crowned Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Her Other Realms and Territories & Head of the Commonwealth, the first major international event to be televised.
  • 03 Jun 1953 Alexander Cartwright founded baseball and not Abner Doubleday
  • 04 Jun 1953 Pitts trades outfielder Ralph Kiner and Joe Garagiola to Chic
  • 05 Jun 1953 US Senate rejects China PR membership to UN
  • 07 Jun 1953 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open
  • 08 Jun 1953 Segregated lunch counters in DC forbidden by Supreme Court.
  • 09 Jun 1953 Milton Berle Show / Texaco Star Theater, last airs on NBC-TV
  • 13 Jun 1953 53rd US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 283 at Oakmont Country Club - Oakmont, Pennsylvania
  • 14 Jun 1953 Elvis Presley graduates from LC Humes High School in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 15 Jun 1953 Browns end Yankees win streak at 18 and Browns 14-game losing streak
  • 16 Jun 1953 Despite Johnny Mize 2,000th hit, Yanks lose ending 18 game win streak and also ending St. Louis Browns 14 game losing streak
  • 17 Jun 1953 Most runs scored in 1 inning (17 by Red Sox)
  • 18 Jun 1953 Eugene Stephens is 1st to get 3 hits and Red Sox score 17 runs in 1 Inning (7th) Red Sox beat Detroit 23-3
  • 19 Jun 1953 WCSC TV channel 5 in Charleston, SC (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 20 Jun 1953 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Western Golf Open
  • 23 Jun 1953 Patty Berg wins LPGA All-American Women Golf Tournament
  • 24 Jun 1953 KSWS (now KOBR) TV channel 8 in Roswell, NM (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 26 Jun 1953 KCTV (now KLST) TV channel 8 in San Angelo, TX (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 27 Jun 1953 Joseph Laniel becomes Prime Minister of France.
  • 29 Jun 1953 XETV TV channel 6 in Tijuana-San Diego, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 30 Jun 1953 1st Corvette manufactured

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in June 1953?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

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

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Band Wagon

The Band Wagon

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray

Country: United States of America

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn, Elliott Reid

Country: United States of America

The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.

The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Roy Rowland

Starring: Peter Lind Hayes, Mary Healy, Hans Conried, Tommy Rettig

Houdini

Houdini

Release year: 1953

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Torin Thatcher, Angela Clarke

Malta Story

Malta Story

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

Starring: Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Steel, Muriel Pavlow

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1953?
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The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk

The Caine Mutiny

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The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon …

The Poor Man'S Guide To Europe by David Dodge

The Poor Man'S Guide To Europe

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308 page hard cover book on traveling Europe on a tight budget.

The Dark Angel by Mika Waltari

The Dark Angel

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The sweeping, powerful story of the fall of Constantinople in 1453.

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.

Kingfishers Catch Fire by Rumer Godden

Kingfishers Catch Fire

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A powerful novel about idealism and its consequences set in the Himalayas. Set in Kashmir, this is the story of Sophie, a young and idealistic Englishwoman with two young daughters who