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Sunday 22 November 1953

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Philippe Martin and Urmas Alender. In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Hondo, directed by John Farrow, 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. On TV people were watching Life with Father.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Hondo

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: John Wayne, Geraldine Page, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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Kiss Me Kate

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, Ann Miller

Country: United States

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Calamity Jane

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Doris Day, Howard Keel, Allyn Ann McLerie

Country: United States

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How to Marry a Millionaire

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall

Country: United States

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The Big Heat

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Life with Father

Starring: Leon Ames, Lurene Tuttle

Country: United States

Panorama

Starring: Fred Emery, David Dimbleby, Richard Lindley, Tom Mangold

Country: United Kingdom

The Motorola Television Hour

Starring: Cedric Hardwicke, Jane Wyatt, Patricia Smith

Country: United States

The United States Steel Hour

Starring: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Jeff Donnell, Mona Freeman

Country: United States

Ponds Theater

Starring: Valerie Cossart, Harry Townes, Mildred Dunnock, Carmen Mathews

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 November 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Feast of Saint Cecilia
  • Also see November 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Lebanon - Independence Day (from France, 1943)
  • Family Day begins in 2005
  • Astrology: usually the first day of sun sign Sagittarius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Philippe Martin: French politician, who was Minister for Environment, Sustainable Growth and Energy in the Ayrault Cabinet from 2 July 2013 to 31 March 2014.
  • Urmas Alender: Estonian singer (Propeller and Ruja) (d. 1994).
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Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Greeces queen
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Igor Sikorsky -- Nov. 16, 1953
  • Life: Jill Corey

Books

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

The Silver Chalice

By: Thomas B. Costain

First Trade Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, bright silver lettering on spine. Slight bump to bottom edge of front board and very tiny nick (pinpoint in size) to same board edge.

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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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Videogames

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