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Sunday 9 August 1953

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 9, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ludo Peeters and Jean Tirole. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Roman Holiday, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Broken Horseshoe.
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What the sky looked like on 9 August 1953

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Roman Holiday

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power

Country: United States

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Inferno

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Robert Ryan, Rhonda Fleming, William Lundigan, Larry Keating

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The Affairs of Dobie Gillis

Directed by: Don Weis

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Bobby Van, Barbara Ruick, Bob Fosse

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Latin Lovers

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Lana Turner, Ricardo Montalban, John Lund, Louis Calhern

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Devil's Canyon

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

Starring: Virginia Mayo, Dale Robertson, Stephen McNally, Arthur Hunnicutt

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TV Series

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

The Broken Horseshoe

Directed by: Martyn C. Webster

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Youth Takes a Stand

Segundos Fatais

Fox 2

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 August 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
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Facts:
  • Premier Mohammed Abdullah of Kashmir, fired

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 09, 1953 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Frankie Laine - I Believe
  2. The Song From The Moulin Rouge - Mantovani
  3. Terry's Theme (From 'Limelight') - Frank Chacksfield
  4. I'm Walking Behind You - Eddie Fisher With Sally Sweetland
  5. Ron Goodwin - Terry's Theme (From 'Limelight')

Books

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

The Silver Chalice

By: Thomas B. Costain

The latest release in the Christian Epic series is an exciting novel that takes place shortly after Christ's death and resurrection. Basil is called to design the case which will hold the silver cup that Christ and His disciples drank ...

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This I Believe

By: Edward R. Murrow

Second series of 80 modern and 20 immortal "This I believe" Edward R. Murrow pieces.

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The Bridges At Toko-Ri

By: James A. Michener

In one of his beloved early bestsellers, Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener crafts a tale of the American men who fought the Korean War, detailing their exploits in the air

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A House Is Not A Home

By: Polly Adler

Polly Adler's "house"―the brothel that gave this best-selling 1953 autobiography its title―was a major site of New York City underworld activity from the 1920s through the 1940s.

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