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Wednesday 28 October 1953

1953-10-28

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Calamity Jane, directed by David Butler, 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 months ?

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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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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TV Series

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

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

The Man Behind the Badge

Starring: Charles Bickford, Joel Aldred, Norman Rose

Country: United States

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Winky-Dink and You

Written by: Harry W. Prichett, Edwin Brit Wyckoff

Starring: Jack Barry, Dayton Allen, Mae Questel

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 October 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pierre Boivin: Canadian businessman and hockey executive.
  • Desmond Child: American songwriter and producer.
  • Jean-Luc Bouilleret: French Catholic priest, who served as Bishop of Amiens from 2003 to 2013, and who was appointed Archbishop of Besançon on 10 October 2013.
  • Lauren Tewes: Trafford, Pennsylvania -- Actress (Julie McCoy-Love Boat).
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Facts:
  • Red Barber, resigns as Dodger sportscaster to join Yankees
  • Bud Grant of Winnipeg Blue Bombers intercepts five passes (record).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Working mother
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Queen Frederika -- Oct. 26, 1953
  • Life: Age of mammals

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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