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Sunday 8 February 1953

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mary Steenburgen and Mary Steenburgen in Newport. In UK Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes by Perry Como & The Ramblers was in the top 5 hits. I Confess, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Magic Lantern by Robert Carson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe.
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What the sky looked like on 8 February 1953

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Movies

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I Confess

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, Karl Malden, Brian Aherne

Country: United States

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Gunsmoke

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: Audie Murphy, Susan Cabot, Paul Kelly, Charles Drake

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Salome

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Stewart Granger, Charles Laughton, Judith Anderson

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The Silver Whip

Directed by: Harmon Jones

Starring: Dale Robertson, Rory Calhoun, Robert Wagner, Kathleen Crowley

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Marshal of Cedar Rock

Directed by: Harry Keller

Starring: Allan Lane, Black Jack, Eddy Waller, Phyllis Coates

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TV Series

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Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe

Directed by: Fred C. Brannon

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Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

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The Dotty Mack Show

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Cliff Clark: Actor (Golden Hoofs, Kid Glove Killer), dies at 63.
Facts:
  • WLVA (now WSET) TV channel 13 in Lynchburg-Roanoke, VA (ABC) begins
  • Betty Jameson wins LPGA Serbin Golf Open.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 08, 1953 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Magic Lantern

By: Robert Carson

".an old-fashioned novel in the very best sense. It is rich and flavorful, it is compelling and enthralling, a story of a host of real people whose motivations and characteristics grow

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A Many-Splendored Thing

By: Han Suyin

From forward: is a book about that post-war Asia shaken from end to end by stupendous, revolutionary changes. ...A vivid feature is the contrast in her brilliant pictures of Hong Kong

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Steamboat Gothic

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

This was the first of Frances Parkinson Keyes novels that I ever read. I was entranced with the Southern locale and the people depicted in the novel.

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The Sojourner

By: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Rawlings' final novel The Sojourner is about the life of a man and his relationship to his family: a difficult mother who favors her other, first-born son and his relationship to

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