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

Kathleen Kennedy (70 years old)

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

Born in 1953

Famous Deaths

Bill Tilden (1893-1953)

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

About June 5, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine