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Thursday 12 November 1953

1953-11-12

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Kiss Me Kate, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while Beyond This Place by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Kiss Me Kate

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, Ann Miller

Country: United States

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Calamity Jane

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Doris Day, Howard Keel, Allyn Ann McLerie

Country: United States

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How to Marry a Millionaire

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall

Country: United States

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The Big Heat

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando

Country: United States

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Mogambo

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Clark Gable, Grace Kelly, Ava Gardner

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Panorama

Starring: Fred Emery, David Dimbleby, Richard Lindley, Tom Mangold

Country: United Kingdom

The Motorola Television Hour

Starring: Cedric Hardwicke, Jane Wyatt, Patricia Smith

Country: United States

The United States Steel Hour

Starring: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Jeff Donnell, Mona Freeman

Country: United States

Ponds Theater

Starring: Valerie Cossart, Harry Townes, Mildred Dunnock, Carmen Mathews

Country: United States

The Man Behind the Badge

Starring: Charles Bickford, Joel Aldred, Norman Rose

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
Famous Birthdays:
  • Carl-W Rohrig: German esoteric and surrealist painter, member of the Church of Scientology.
  • Vasilis Karras: Greek singer.
  • Abraham Kasparian: American politician, former Hampden County commissioner who allegedly stabbed his wife three times in a public restaurant, mid-2002.
  • Baaba Maal: Senegalese singer-songwriter and guitarist.
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Facts:
  • David Ben-Gurion, resigns as Premier of Israel
  • US district Judge Grim rules NFL can black out TV home games.

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Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Jill Corey
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Lattner -- Nov. 9, 1953
  • Life: Nobel winner Churchill

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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