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Monday 21 September 1953

1953-09-21

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Mogambo, directed by John Ford, 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.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Mogambo

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Clark Gable, Grace Kelly, Ava Gardner

Country: United States

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A Lion Is in the Streets

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Barbara Hale, Anne Francis

Country: United States

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The Robe

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature

Country: United States

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Island in the Sky

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: John Wayne, Lloyd Nolan, Walter Abel

Country: United States

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Roman Holiday

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Loretta Young Show

Starring: Loretta Young

Country: United States

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The Ray Milland Show

Written by: Joe Connelly, Bob Mosher

Starring: Ray Milland, Phyllis Avery

Country: United States

The Bob Crosby Show

Starring: The Modernaires, Paula Kelly, Joan O'Brien, Stephen Dunne

Country: United States

I Led 3 Lives

Starring: Richard Carlson, John Zaremba

Country: United States

The Quatermass Experiment

Starring: Reginald Tate, Isabel Dean, Hugh Kelly, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 September 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
Famous Birthdays:
  • François Corteggiani: French comics artist and writer.
  • Marc Pajot: French skipper, winner of the "Route du Rhum" he also received a silver medal in duet with his brother Yves (born 20 April 1952) at the 1972 Munich Olympics (Flying Dutcman category).
  • John Mengatti in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Nick - White Shadow, For Love and Honor).
  • Pascal Cribier: French landscape architect, one of his projects is the garden of Tuileries in Paris.
  • Sunny Johnson: Actress (Animal House), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 30.
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Facts:
  • KRDO TV channel 13 in Colorado Spgs-Pueblo, CO (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • Allied forces form West Germany.
  • LT No Kum-Sok a North Korean pilot defected to South Korea and is associated with Operation Moolah.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Eugene Smiths daughter
  • Time: Head of the Atomic Energy Commission
  • Life: Casey Stengel baseball

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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