1953 Buick Model 56c Super Convertible

The Year is 1953 ...

Thirteen Communists convicted of conspiring to overthrow US government.

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg exectured in Ossining, New York for bringing atom bomb secrets to the USSR.

U.S. supports French war in Indochina.

Korean War ends.

Congress creates Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.

U.S. pledges to give aid to Spain for allowing U.S. military bases in Spain.

Fidel Castro fails at an attack on a Cuban army post and is imprisoned until 1955.

USAF Major Chuck Yeager breaks air speed record in rocket-powered
X-1 jet plane.

Playboy magazine founded in Chicago by Hugh Hefner. First issue is published in December featuring Marilyn Monroe.

From Here to Eternity
wins an Oscar
for Best Picture
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