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Wednesday 8 July 1953

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Segal in New York City and Brad Bealmear. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. The Band Wagon, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while Golden Admiral by Francis Van Wyck Mason was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Medallion Theatre.
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TV Series

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

Medallion Theatre

Starring: Jackie Cooper, Claude Rains

Country: United States

Summer Theatre

Starring: Vincent Price, Joan Leslie, Virginia Farmer, Lillian Albertson

Country: United States

Billy Bean and His Funny Machine

Starring: Gaylord Cavallaro, Peter Hawkins, Ivan Owen, Dick Vosburgh

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Willys Theatre Presenting Ben Hecht's Tales of the City

Starring: Ben Hecht, Robert H. Harris, Gary Merrill

Candid Camera

Starring: Allen Funt, Johnny Roventini

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Band Wagon

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant

Country: United States

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Stalag 17

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger

Country: United States

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Dream Wife

Directed by: Sidney Sheldon

Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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Robot Monster

Directed by: Phil Tucker

Starring: George Nader, Gregory Moffett, Claudia Barrett

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US stops aid to Persia

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Terry Moore
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George Washington -- July 6, 1953
  • Esquire

Books

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

Golden Admiral

By: Francis Van Wyck Mason

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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Kingfishers Catch Fire

By: Rumer Godden

A powerful novel about idealism and its consequences set in the Himalayas. Set in Kashmir, this is the story of Sophie, a young and idealistic Englishwoman with two young daughters who

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Angel Unaware

By: Dale Evans Rogers

Entertainers Roy and Dale Evans Rogers were thrilled when their little daughter Robin was born. But their excitement turned to concern when they were informed that Robin was born with Down's

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North From Malaya

By: William O. Douglas

The author, an associate justice of the Supreme Court, was a traveler, mountaineer and political commentator. In this analysis, he presents a practicable master plan for a free Asia.

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