On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1953

Historical Events

  • Denmark adopts a new constitution
  • US Senate rejects China People's Republic membership to UN

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestKathleen Kennedy

Kathleen Kennedy, American film producer (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Jurassic Park) President of Lucasfilm (2012-), born in Berkeley, California

Film Producer Kathleen Kennedy
Film Producer
Kathleen Kennedy

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Tilden, American tennis player (US Open 1920-25, 29; Wimbledon 1920-21, 30; French 1927, 30), dies of a heart attack at 60
  • Roland Young, English American actor (David Copperfield, Irene, Dulcy), dies at 65
  • William Farnum, American actor (Drifter, Scarlet Letter), dies at 76
1953 Highlights

About June 5, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini