It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- I Confess
directed by Alfred Hitchcock
starring: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, Karl Malden
directed by Charles Walters
starring: Leslie Caron, Mel Ferrer, Jean-Pierre Aumont
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Which were the important events of Friday, 20 March 1953 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
Famous People died
- Senator Edwin C Johnson offers a bill to give clubs the sole
: Brazilian Author (Vidas Secas), dies at 60
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1953 ?
What news were making the headlines those days in March 1953 ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
by Lloyd C. Douglas
A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set against the vividly limned background of ancient Rome.
The Silver Chalice
by Thomas B. Costain
The Silver Chalice recounts the story of Basil, a young silversmith, who is commissioned by the apostle Luke to fashion a holder for the cup Jesus used at the Last Supper.
by Annemarie Selinko
"An epic love story...irresistible reading." -Chicago Tribune To be young, in France, and in love: fourteen year old Desiree can't believe her good fortune.
Belga Leo Marfurt Belgica (1953)
Bostitch Staples Stapler Beats Glue 10 to 1 (1953)
Champion Spark Plug Ferrari Car Alberto Ascari (1953)
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