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1953
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Blackpool
Blackpool 4 Bolton Wanderers 3. 'The Matthews Final'
1953
   winner of the Tour de France was   
Louison Bobet
France 1st rider to win 3 Tour de France consecutively.
1922 - 1953
   secretary of the communist party was   
Joseph Stalin
1953 - 1964
   secretary of the communist party was   
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev
1953
   President of the United States was   
Dwight D. Eisenhower
1953
   Formula One Drivers' Championship winner was   
Alberto Ascari
1953
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Maureen Connolly
1953
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Maureen Connolly
1953
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Ken Rosewall
1953
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Maureen Connolly
1953
   winner of the French Open Men's Singles was   
Ken Rosewall
1953
   Tony Award winner for Best Musical was   
Wonderful Town
1953
   World Series Champions were the   
New York Yankees
6 games v. Brooklyn Dodgers
1953
   Time 'Person of the Year' was   
Konrad Adenauer
Chancellor of West Germany for 14 years.
1953
   was the year   
Everest Was First Climbed
By New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay. Only photos on the summit are of Norgay - he didn't know how to use a camera.
1953
   was the year   
Josef Stalin Died
Russian leader born Joseph Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili.
1953
   was the year   
The Double Helix Structure of DNA Was Discovered
Stands for deoxyribonucleic acid. First accurate model done by Crick and Watson.
Princess Victoria
   sank in   
1953
Jan. 31 British ferry sank in Irish Sea; 133 lost.
1953
   the winner was   
George C. Marshall
USA, 1880-1959; General President American Red Cross; ex-Secretary of State and of Defense; originator of the "Marshall Plan"
Emilio Estefan
   was born on   
March 4, 1953
Musician/producer
1953
   the winner was   
Neva Jane Langley
Macon, Georgia
1953
   the winner was   
Winston Churchill
United Kingdom, 1874-1965; "for his mastery of historical and biological description as well as for brilliant oratory in defending exalted human values"
1953
   the winner was   
From Here To Eternity
Directed by Fred Zinnemann for Columbia
1953
   the winner was   
Dark Star
Hank Moreno
1953
   the winner was   
Ben Hogan
At Carnoustie
The Little Red Caboose
   was published in   
1953
Story by Marian Potter and Pictures by Tibor Gergely
Baby Farm Animals
   was published in   
1953
Illustrated by Garth Williams
Barbara Moxness
   was born on   
May 10, 1953
LPGA golfer
1953
   Junior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Amm
Norton- 350 cc
1953
   the winner was   
Maureen Connolly
Defeated Doris Hart 6-2, 6-4 -- first woman to win The Grand Slam
Cambodia
   gained independence in   
1953
9 November. France
1953
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Wodalla
Jockey - Jack Purtell, Trainer - Robert Sinclair, Owner - E. A. "Ted" Underwood, Time - 3.23.75
MASH (1970)
   features   
Korean War, 1950 - 1953
Louise Bourgeois
   created the sculpture   
Quarantania, 1953
Ossip Zadkine
   created the sculpture   
The Destroyed City, 1953
1953
   Leroy released   
Girl in Satin
A lovely, languorous melody in tango rhythm.
1953
   was the first publication of   
Scrambled Eggs Super!
1953 - 1960
   the Australian Governor-General was   
Field Marshall Sir William Joseph Slim
Officially addressed as His Excellency Viscount Slim. Awarded KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, GBE, DSO, MC. Born Bristol, England, UK.
Ramon Magsaysay
   became President in   
1953
December 30, 1953 - March 17, 1957
The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)
   features   
Korean War, 1950 - 1953
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
   features   
Korean War, 1950 - 1953
1953
   was won by   
Overshadow
Mrs. J. Wood
1953
   saw the   
Battle of Pork Chop Hill
Controversial battle of the Korean War; subject of a movie by the same name
1953
   the winner was the   
Montreal Canadiens
1953
   was won by   
Minneapolis Lakers
Defeated the New York Knicks
January 20, 1953
   the oath was recited by   
Dwight D. Eisenhower
East Portico, U.S. Capitol by Frederick Vinson, Chief Justice of Supreme Court
1953
   player of the year was   
Nat Lofthouse
Bolton Wanderers
1953
   was the year   
The Double Helix Structure of DNA Was Discovered
Stands for deoxyribonucleic acid. First accurate model done by Crick and Watson.
1953
   was the year   
Everest Was First Climbed
By New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay. Only photos on the summit are of Norgay - he didn't know how to use a camera.
1953
   was the year   
Josef Stalin Died
Russian leader born Joseph Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili.






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