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..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
  • I ConfessI Confess
    directed by Alfred Hitchcock
    starring: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, Karl Malden
  • LiliLili
    directed by Charles Walters
    starring: Leslie Caron, Mel Ferrer, Jean-Pierre Aumont
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Friday, 20 March 1953 ?

Holidays
  • 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)

Facts
  • Senator Edwin C Johnson offers a bill to give clubs the sole

Famous People died
Graciliano Ramos: Brazilian Author (Vidas Secas), dies at 60
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Magazine

 Russian dictator Joseph Stalin
Russian dictator Joseph Stalin

Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover
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Books

The Robe - Lloyd C. Douglas

The Robe - Lloyd C. Douglas

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Books

The Silver Chalice - Thomas B. Costain

The Silver Chalice - Thomas B. Costain

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Books

Desiree - Annemarie Selinko

Desiree - Annemarie Selinko

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Books

Battle Cry - Leon M. Uris

Battle Cry - Leon M. Uris

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Old Journal Ads

Every Meal a Picnic  Every Picnic a Frolic Stokely-Van Camp, 			1953 Nat WhiteEvery Meal a Picnic Every Picnic a Frolic Stokely-Van Camp, 1953 Nat White
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Old Journal Ads

Another bottleneck removed! Bower Roller Bearings, 1953Another bottleneck removed! Bower Roller Bearings, 1953
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Should you switch whiskies? Make this taste test and see! Calvert Distillers, 1953 Philip DormontShould you switch whiskies? Make this taste test and see! Calvert Distillers, 1953 Philip Dormont
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