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Friday, 20 March 1953

1953-03-20

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. I Confess, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

I Confess

I Confess

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, Karl Malden

Country: United States

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Lili

Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Leslie Caron, Mel Ferrer, Jean-Pierre Aumont

Country: United States

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The Naked Spur

The Naked Spur

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Janet Leigh, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Bobby Driscoll, Kathryn Beaumont, Hans Conried

Country: United States

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Niagara

Niagara

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters

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

Romper Room and Friends

Starring: Sally Claster Gelbard, Bruce Edward Hall, Molly McCloskey, Nancy Claster

Country: United States

You Are There

You Are There

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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Private Secretary

Private Secretary

Starring: Ann Sothern, Don Porter, Ann Tyrrell

Country: United States

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Your Favorite Story

Your Favorite Story

Starring: Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States

Rheingold Theatre

Rheingold Theatre

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Country: United States

Find out your future

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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
Famous Birthdays:
  • Phil Judd: New Zealand singer-songwriter guitarist and painter (Split Enz The Swingers and Schnell Fenster)
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Senator Edwin C Johnson offers a bill to give clubs the sole

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas

The Robe

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 ...

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The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain

The Silver Chalice

By: Thomas B. Costain

EPHEMERA-INTERNATIONAL COLLECTORS LIBRARY Brochure-Synopsis+DESCRIPTION of RAFAEL PALACIOS BINDING. 1952 ICL hardcover, Thomas B Costain (The Conquering Family: The Pageant of England, Vol. 1). It's the fictional story of the making of a silver chalice to hold the Holy Grail (itself ...

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Desiree by Annemarie Selinko

Desiree

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.

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Battle Cry by Leon M. Uris

Battle Cry

By: Leon M. Uris

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