Saturday 18 July 1953
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Greenall and Warren Wiebe.
In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
The Band Wagon, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while The Dark Angel by Mika Waltari was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Quatermass Experiment.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Billy Bean and His Funny Machine
Which were the important events of 18 July 1953 ?
- Uruguay - Constitution Day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1953 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in July 1953?
- Life: Conquest of Everest
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Walter Ulbricht -- July 13, 1953
- Life: Terry Moore
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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