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Friday 20 February 1953

1953-02-20

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes by Perry Como & The Ramblers was in the top 5 hits. The Naked Spur, directed by Anthony Mann, 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.
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Movies

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

The Naked Spur

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Janet Leigh, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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Peter Pan

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Bobby Driscoll, Kathryn Beaumont, Hans Conried

Country: United States

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Niagara

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters

Country: United States

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The Little World of Don Camillo

Directed by: Julien Duvivier

Starring: Fernandel, Gino Cervi, Vera Talchi

Country: United States

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My Cousin Rachel

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Richard Burton, Audrey Dalton

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Rheingold Theatre

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 February 1953 ?

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Facts:
  • US Court of Appeals rules that Organized Baseball is a sport and not a business, affirming the 25-year-old Supreme Court ruling.
  • August A Busch buys the Saint Louis Cardinals for US$3.75 million.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Queens soldiers
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Herbert Brownell -- Feb. 16, 1953
  • Life: Oceans geography

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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