Sunday 20 December 1953
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Knights of the Round Table, directed by Richard Thorpe, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 20 December 1953 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
The Motorola Television Hour
The United States Steel Hour
Which were the important events of 20 December 1953 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
See famous people born on 20 December
- KID (now KIDK) TV channel 3 in Idaho Falls, ID (CBS) 1st broadcasting
- KWTV TV channel 9 in Oklahoma City, OK (CBS) begins broadcasting
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1953 ?
Search For Your Ancestors
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in December 1953?
- Life: VicePresident Richard Nixon
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pope Pius XII -- Dec. 14, 1953
- Life: Audrey Hepburn
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 ...
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