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Saturday 3 January 1953

1953-01-03

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. My Cousin Rachel, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while East Of Eden by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

My Cousin Rachel

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Richard Burton, Audrey Dalton

Country: United States

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The Bad and the Beautiful

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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Come Back, Little Sheba

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth, Terry Moore

Country: United States

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Against All Flags

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Errol Flynn, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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Moulin Rouge

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Jos Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Colette Marchand

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Rheingold Theatre

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Country: United States

Lash of the West

Starring: Lash La Rue, Cliff Taylor, John Martin, Al St. John

Country: United States

The Catholic Hour

Starring: Carolyn Coates, Eleanor Phelps, Eugene Roche, Frederick Rolf

Country: United States

The Life of Riley

Starring: William Bendix

Country: United States

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Name That Tune

Written by: Bob Russell

Starring: Norman 'Red' Benson, Bill Cullen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 January 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
Famous Birthdays:
  • Justin Fleming: Australian playwright and author.
  • Mohammed Hassan: Maldivian educator and politician 5th President of the Maldives.
  • Angelo Parisi: French-Italian athlete, he specialized in judo.
  • Jean-Marie Le Guen: French doctor, public health expert, and member of the National Assembly of France.
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Facts:
  • Frances Bolton and her son, Oliver from Ohio, become the first mother and son to serve simultaneously in the U.S. Congress.

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Books

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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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