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Thursday 2 April 1953

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Debralee Scott in Elizabeth and Debralee Scott. In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Invaders from Mars, directed by William Cameron Menzies, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Eye Witness.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Invaders from Mars

Directed by: William Cameron Menzies

Starring: Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt

Country: United States

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Glen or Glenda

Directed by: Edward D. Wood Jr.

Starring: Edward D. Wood Jr., Bela Lugosi, Lyle Talbot

Country: United States

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Fear and Desire

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Frank Silvera, Paul Mazursky, Kenneth Harp

Country: United States

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The Hitch-Hiker

Directed by: Ida Lupino

Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy, William Talman

Country: United States

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I Confess

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, Karl Malden

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Eye Witness

Starring: Wesley Addy, Joseph Anthony, Fay Bainter, Lee Bowman

Country: United States

Romper Room and Friends

Starring: Sally Claster Gelbard, Bruce Edward Hall, Molly McCloskey, Nancy Claster

Country: United States

Private Secretary

Starring: Ann Sothern, Don Porter, Ann Tyrrell

Country: United States

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You Are There

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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Your Favorite Story

Starring: Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 April 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jean Epstein: French director (Vive la Vie), dies at 56.
  • Hugo Sperrle: German military, an Army pilot during WW I, Senior Officer in the Luftwaffe from 1933 and General Field Marshal in WW II.
Facts:
  • Raab forms his first government in Austria.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1953?

  • Esquire
  • Life: Coronation fashions
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rosalind Russell -- Mar. 30, 1953

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Silver Chalice

By: Thomas B. Costain

Distinguished historian and past master of fiction, Thomas B. Costain has turned his prodigious talent to biblical times to weave an exciting and inspirational story about the Cup used by Christ at the Last Supper with His Disciples.

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East Of Eden

By: John Steinbeck

A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authorsIn his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of ...

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Steamboat Gothic

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

This was the first of Frances Parkinson Keyes novels that I ever read. I was entranced with the Southern locale and the people depicted in the novel.

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The Caine Mutiny

By: Herman Wouk

The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon ...

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