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Saturday 26 September 1953

1953-09-26

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. 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 this week ?

The Pride of the Family

Starring: Larry J. Blake, Paul Hartman, Fay Wray, Natalie Wood

Country: United States

The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse

Starring: Polly Bergen, Arlene Dahl

Country: United States

Person to Person

Starring: Edward R. Murrow, Charles Collingwood

Country: United States

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Make Room for Daddy

Starring: Danny Thomas, Rusty Hamer, Marjorie Lord, Angela Cartwright

Country: United States

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The Loretta Young Show

Starring: Loretta Young

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 September 1953 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Joe Benigno: American radio personality.
  • Dolores Keane: Irish singer and actress (De Dannan).
  • Douglas Melton: American biologist and academic.
  • Paul Stephenson: English police officer.
  • Patrick Kron: French business leader, the chairman and chief executive (Président-directeur général) of the French engineering conglomerate Alstom.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Xu Beihong: Chinese painter and academic (d. 1953).
Facts:
  • Billy Hunter is last St. Louis Browns player to homer in a game
  • KERO TV channel 23 in Bakersfield, CA (CBS / NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Polish government fires / imprisons Cardinal Wyszynski
  • US and Spain sign defense treaty (4 US bases in Spain)
  • Rationing of cane sugar ends in the UK.

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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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