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Sunday 5 April 1953

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Frank Gaffney and Ian Swales. In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Titanic, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Second Happiest Day by John Phillips was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Plymouth Playhouse.
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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 this week ?

Titanic

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Clifton Webb, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner

Country: United States

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House of Wax

Directed by: Andre de Toth

Starring: Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk

Country: United States

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Invaders from Mars

Directed by: William Cameron Menzies

Starring: Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt

Country: United States

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Glen or Glenda

Directed by: Edward D. Wood Jr.

Starring: Edward D. Wood Jr., Bela Lugosi, Lyle Talbot

Country: United States

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Fear and Desire

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Frank Silvera, Paul Mazursky, Kenneth Harp

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 April 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Arbor Day in South Korea
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
  • WEYI TV channel 25 in Saginaw, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Song From Moulin Rouge (Where is Your Heart) - Percy Faith & His Orchestra (Vocal Faliecia Sanders)
  2. April In Portugal - Les Baxter & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Coronation fashions
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rosalind Russell -- Mar. 30, 1953

Books

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

The Second Happiest Day

By: John Phillips

copyright date uncertain. Blue book with chain design and black spine. with white lettering. Published by Harper.

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Kiss Me Again, Stranger

By: Daphne du Maurier

Kiss me again, stranger: A collection of eight stories, long and short

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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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Prince Bart

By: Jay Richard Kennedy

39-year old actor Bart Blaine suffers a heart attack and tries to reclaim his former professional success.

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