What Happened on June 5, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday

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), dies of a heart attack at 60
  • Roland Young, actor (David Copperfield, Irene, Dulcy), dies at 65
  • William Farnum, American actor (Drifter, Scarlet Letter), dies at 76