|years:||1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
|decades:||1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s|
|centuries:||19th century - 20th century - 21st century|
- Angela Franklin graduates Princeton University.
- Christopher Danton votes for Dwight D. Eisenhower, the incumbent Republican Party candidate for President of the United States of America.
- Thorveldt Jarrow emigrates to the United States.
- The Paramount Pictures film The Court Jester is released.
Births and deaths
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