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Friday 24 April 1953

1953-04-24

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Shane, directed by George Stevens, 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.
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Movies

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

Shane

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin

Country: United States

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Titanic

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Clifton Webb, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner

Country: United States

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House of Wax

Directed by: Andre de Toth

Starring: Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk

Country: United States

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Invaders from Mars

Directed by: William Cameron Menzies

Starring: Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt

Country: United States

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Glen or Glenda

Directed by: Edward D. Wood Jr.

Starring: Edward D. Wood Jr., Bela Lugosi, Lyle Talbot

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Coke Time

Starring: Eddie Fisher, Fred Robbins, Lou Crosby, Axel Stordahl and His Orchestra

Country: United States

Ethel and Albert

Written by: Peggy Lynch

Starring: Peggy Lynch, Alan Bunce

Country: United States

The Plymouth Playhouse

Starring: Donald Cook

Country: United States

Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers

Starring: Cliff Robertson, Bruce Hall, Jack Weston, John Boruff

Country: United States

Eye Witness

Starring: Wesley Addy, Joseph Anthony, Fay Bainter, Lee Bowman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 April 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Marlon Brando
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Viacheslav M. Molotov -- Apr. 20, 1953
  • Life: Changing landscape

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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