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Thursday 4 June 1953

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jimmy McCulloch and Linda Lingle. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Robot Monster, directed by Phil Tucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while East of Eden by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Candid Camera.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Robot Monster

Directed by: Phil Tucker

Starring: George Nader, Gregory Moffett, Claudia Barrett

Country: United States

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Julius Caesar

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Louis Calhern, Marlon Brando, James Mason

Country: United States

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Pickup on South Street

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

Starring: Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States

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It Came from Outer Space

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Richard Carlson, Barbara Rush, Charles Drake

Country: United States

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Young Bess

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Jean Simmons, Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Candid Camera

Starring: Allen Funt, Johnny Roventini

Country: United States

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Written by: Steve Allen, Sylvester L. Weaver Jr.

Starring: Skitch Henderson, Gene Rayburn, Steve Allen

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 June 1953 ?

  • Feast day of St Francis Caracciolo.
  • Feast day of Saint Petrock of Cornwall.
  • United States - Pentecost in 2006
  • Hong Kong - Tiananmen Square Protest of 1989 memorial day.
  • Finland - National flag day of the Finnish Defence Forces (on Mannerheim's birthday).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jimmy McCulloch: Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (One in a Million Wings Small Faces The Dukes and Thunderclap Newman) (d. 1979).
  • Linda Lingle: American journalist and politician 6th Governor of Hawaii.
  • Susumu Ojima: Japanese businessman founded Huser.
  • Paul Samson: English guitarist and producer (Samson) (d. 2002).
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  • Pitts trades outfielder Ralph Kiner and Joe Garagiola to Chic

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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1953 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Limelight (Terry's Theme) - Frank Chacksfield & His Orchestra

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

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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Uncle Pogo So-So Stories

By: Walt Kelly

Kelly's third collection of Pogo cartoons is not an anthology of his daily strips from 1953. Instead it includes a short story that doesn't feature any of the characters from the

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Zorba The Greek

By: Nikos Kazantzakis

A stunning new translation of the classic book—and basis for the beloved Oscar-winning film—brings the clarity and beauty of Kazantzakis’s language and story alive.First

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How To Play Your Best Golf All The Time

By: Tommy Armour

Tommy Armour's classic How to Play Your Best Golf All the Time provides timeless golf instruction on the following subjects: * How to learn your best golf * What can

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