Saturday October 10, 1953

US date format: 10/10/1953, UK date format: 10/10/1953

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It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 10, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Midge Ure and Albert Rust. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Crime Wave, directed by André De Toth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Deep Six by Martin Dibner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Topper.
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Crime Wave

Crime Wave

Directed by: André De Toth

Starring: Gene Nelson, Sterling Hayden, Phyllis Kirk, Ted de Corsia

So Big

So Big

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Jane Wyman, Sterling Hayden, Nancy Olson, Steve Forrest

The Big Heat

The Big Heat

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Alexander Scourby

Country: United States of America

Those Redheads from Seattle

Those Redheads from Seattle

Directed by: Lewis R. Foster

Starring: Rhonda Fleming, Gene Barry, Agnes Moorehead, Teresa Brewer

Appointment in Honduras

Appointment in Honduras

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Glenn Ford, Ann Sheridan, Zachary Scott, Rodolfo Acosta

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Historical Events

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Events

  • Roland (Monty) Burton wins New Zealand air race in under 23 hours.

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Music charts

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Sport Games on October 10, 1953

Sport Games on October 10, 1953


NFL

American Football
  • Philadelphia Eagles - Cleveland Browns : 13 - 37
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Topper

Topper

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

Country: United States of America

Make Room for Daddy

Make Room for Daddy

Directed by: William Asher

Starring: Danny Thomas, Rusty Hamer, Marjorie Lord, Angela Cartwright

Country: United States of America

Excursion

Excursion

Directed by: Martin Grof

The Broken Horseshoe

The Broken Horseshoe

Directed by: Martyn C. Webster

Variety Parade

Variety Parade

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Books

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The Deep Six by Martin Dibner

The Deep Six

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1953, Hardbound, about 8.5 inches tall, 321 pages. Dust jacket art and endpapers illustration by the author.

The Heart Of The Family by Elizabeth Goudge

The Heart Of The Family

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Despite the "crinkled pink petals strewn in the path of those who would have preferred red," four generations of Eliots have survived the War and are moving forward.

The Bridges At Toko-Ri by James A. Michener

The Bridges At Toko-Ri

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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

The Spirit Of St. Louis by Charles Lindbergh

The Spirit Of St. Louis

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Along with most of my fellow fliers, I believed that aviation had a brilliant future. Now we live, today, in our dreams of yesterday; and, living in those dreams, we dream

Hornblower And The Atropos by C.S. Forester

Hornblower And The Atropos

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In this, the Fifth volume of the Hornblower Saga, while making his way with his wife Maria and baby son to London on a Cotswold canal, Hornblower is called upon to


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