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Sunday 1 February 1953

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andy Mill and C A. In UK You Belong To Me by Jo Stafford was in the top 5 hits. The Naked Spur, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Wonderful Country by Tom Lea was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Private Secretary.
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TV Series

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

Private Secretary

Starring: Ann Sothern, Don Porter, Ann Tyrrell

Country: United States

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You Are There

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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The Life of Riley

Starring: William Bendix

Country: United States

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The Ernie Kovacs Show

Starring: Ernie Kovacs

Country: United States

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Terry and the Pirates

Starring: John Baer, William Tracy, Jack Reitzen, Gloria Saunders

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Naked Spur

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Janet Leigh, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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Peter Pan

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Bobby Driscoll, Kathryn Beaumont, Hans Conried

Country: United States

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Niagara

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters

Country: United States

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The Little World of Don Camillo

Directed by: Julien Duvivier

Starring: Fernandel, Gino Cervi, Vera Talchi

Country: United States

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The Bad and the Beautiful

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • General Electric Theater premieres on CBS TV
  • You Are There with Walter Cronkite premieres on CBS television
  • Dr A de Waal appointed as Netherlands 1st female Assistant Secretary of State
  • Flooding in the Netherlands, kills 1,835
  • WEEK TV channel 25 in Peoria, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Fashion stylist Sigrid Soelter
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George Humphrey -- Jan. 26, 1953

Books

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

The Wonderful Country

By: Tom Lea

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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Beyond The Himalayas

By: William O. Douglas

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

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The Cross And The Crown

By: Norman Beasley

A History of christian Science until 1910 and of its founder mary Baker Eddy. No non-Scientist could rread this book without a gaining a greater respect for mrs.

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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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