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1953 Irish Threepence Cufflinks

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Perfect 68th Birthday Gift. 1953 Irish Threepence cufflinks. These unique cufflinks are made from genuine year 1953 Irish threepence, the coins feature the Irish Hare – a recognized symbol in Irish folklore and mythology – as well as the Celtic harp symbolizing the history, culture and heritage of the Emerald isle. They are made by hand not machine and they come in a beautiful silver presentation box. You are covered with our 100% satisfaction guarantee on all our products. Hold the cursor over the image for a closer look. Give a piece of history as a gift today.

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1953 – INFORMATION AND EVENTS FROM 1953

Kerry won the All Ireland Senior Football Championship
Cork won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

FAMOUS IRISH PEOPLE BORN THAT IN IRELAND 1953 INCLUDE

Pierce Brosnan (Actor)

ALSO, BORN IN 1953 THAT YEAR WERE

Chaka Khan (Singer)
John Edwards (US Politician)
Kim Basinger (Actress)
Leon Spinks (US Boxer)
Paul Allen (Microsoft Co-Founder)
Peter Mandelson (Labour MP)
Ruby Wax (Comedian)
Tim Allen (American Comedian)
Tom Petty (Actor)
Tony Blair (Former Prime Minister of UK)

INVENTIONS IN 1953 INCLUDED

Radial tires
Musical synthesizer
Black box – flight recorder
Transistor radio

ALSO THAT YEAR

Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay perform the first successful ascent to the summit of Mount Everest.
Death of Stalin
Dweight D Eisenhower President of the United States
President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed Executive Order 10450 on 27th April which defined controversial hiring and firing rules for Government Employment
The FBI rounds up communist leaders who were advocating overthrow of the Government
The U.S. Supreme Court gave power to enforce right-to-work laws
Shah of Iran is restored to power in Iran with help from the CIA
Dr. Jonas E. Salk, announced a vaccine had been used safely and successfully used in preliminary trials on 90 children and adults as a polio vaccine Royal Yacht Britannia Launched
The strongest storms ever recorded break through flood defenses across the UK leaving 150 dead
Queen Elizabeth II crowned queen of England on June 2nd in UK
Four million workers go on a massive strike in France
The Soviet Union crushes protests against the communist government of East Germany
North Sea flood of 1953 kills 1,835 people in the southwestern Netherlands
An earthquake hits western Turkey killing 250
Jomo Kenyatta the future leader of Kenya is sentenced to seven years hard labour
Hurricane in South-East Asia – over 1000 dead
Rationing of sugar ends in the United Kingdom
Ian Fleming publishes his first James Bond novel, Casino Royale in the United Kingdom
Playboy Magazine’s 1st issue features Marilyn Monroe as its first cover girl and nude centerfold.
New York Yankees win fifth world series in a row
Popular Films
Peter Pan premieres
The Robe
From Here to Eternity
Shane
How to Marry a Millionaire
The War of The Worlds
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes with Marilyn Monroe