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Thursday 1 October 1953

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Greta Andersen Waitz and Susan Gage. 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 A House Is Not A Home by Polly Adler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Where's Raymond?.
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TV Series

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

The Big Picture

Starring: Audie Murphy, Vic Morrow, Lorne Greene, William Kendall

Country: United States

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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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The Quatermass Experiment

Starring: Reginald Tate, Isabel Dean, Hugh Kelly, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

A Lion Is in the Streets

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Barbara Hale, Anne Francis

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Greta Andersen Waitz: Oslo, Norway -- Marathoner (NYC - 1984).
  • Susan Gage: American daughter of actress Esther Williams and her second husband, actor/singer Ben Gage.
  • Klaus Wowereit: German politician, member of the SPD (Social Democratic Party), and has been the Governing Mayor of Berlin since the 21 October 2001 state elections, where his party won a plurality of the votes, 29.
  • Pete Falcone: American baseball player.
  • John Hegley: English comedian and poet.
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Facts:
  • KJEO TV channel 47 in Fresno, CA (CBS / ABC) begins broadcasting
  • KYTV TV channel 3 in Springfield, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • WATE TV channel 6 in Knoxville, TN (ABC / NBC) begins broadcasting
  • WREX TV channel 13 in Rockford, IL (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Indian state of Andhra Pradesh partitioned from Madras.

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Biarritz ball
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Henri Navarre -- Sep. 28, 1953

Books

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

A House Is Not A Home

By: Polly Adler

Polly Adler's "house"―the brothel that gave this best-selling 1953 autobiography its title―was a major site of New York City underworld activity from the 1920s through the 1940s.

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A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

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The Emperor'S Lady

By: F.W. Kenyon

A NOVEL BASED ON THE LIFE OF EMPRESS JOSEPHINE

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The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

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