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Sunday 4 October 1953

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tcheky Karyo and Andreas Vollenweider. 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 Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Man Behind the Badge.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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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Topper

Starring: Anne Jeffreys, Robert Sterling, Leo G. Carroll, Buck

Country: United States

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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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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 4 October 1953 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Jim Peters runs world record marathon (2:17:39.4)
  • Mickey Mantle hits a grand slam in World Series

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Stan Freberg - St. George and the Dragonet
  2. Ricochet (Rick-O-Shay) - Teresa Brewer
  3. The Velvet Glove - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra (Henri Rene - accordion)

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Magazine Covers

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 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 Dark Angel

By: Mika Waltari

The sweeping, powerful story of the fall of Constantinople in 1453.

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Horn Of The Hunter

By: Robert Ruark

No other book can give you the feel of Africa like this one can.

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From Here To Eternity

By: James Jones

Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941. Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler. But when he refuses to join the company's boxing team, he gets "the treatment" that may

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