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Tuesday 4 August 1953

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 4, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vini Reilly and Annick Coupé. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Roman Holiday, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Silent World by Jacques Yves Cousteau and Frederic Dumas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Broken Horseshoe.
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What the sky looked like on 4 August 1953

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Movies

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Roman Holiday

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power

Country: United States

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Inferno

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Robert Ryan, Rhonda Fleming, William Lundigan, Larry Keating

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The Affairs of Dobie Gillis

Directed by: Don Weis

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Bobby Van, Barbara Ruick, Bob Fosse

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Latin Lovers

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Lana Turner, Ricardo Montalban, John Lund, Louis Calhern

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Devil's Canyon

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

Starring: Virginia Mayo, Dale Robertson, Stephen McNally, Arthur Hunnicutt

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TV Series

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The Broken Horseshoe

Directed by: Martyn C. Webster

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Youth Takes a Stand

Segundos Fatais

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
  • St. Luanus/Lugid
Famous Birthdays:
  • Vini Reilly: English guitarist (The Durutti Column and The Invisible Girls).
  • Annick Coupé: French trade unionist, spokeswoman since 2001 for the Union syndicale Solidaires, representing about 80 000 members.
  • Joanie Spina: American magician dancer and choreographer (d. 2014).
  • Hiroyuki Usui: Japanese footballer and manager.
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Facts:
  • Black families move into Trumbull Park housing project in Chicago
  • Vic Raschi sets pitcher record by driving in seven runs and wins 15-0.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 04, 1953 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Silent World

By: Jacques Yves Cousteau and Frederic Dumas

Jacque Cousteau's underwater adventures with photographs

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Beyond This Place

By: A.J. Cronin

novel of crime and passion

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Call Me Lucky

By: Bing Crosby

Reissued to coincide with the paperback publication of the definitive Bing biography by Gary Giddins, here is "a collection of anecdotes and reminiscences that is as warm and witty as any

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The Rommel Papers

By: B.H. Liddell Hart

When Erwin Rommel died—by forced suicide at Hitler’s command—he left behind in various ingenious hiding places the papers that recorded the story of his dramatic career and the exact details of

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