Thursday February 12, 1953

US date format: 2/12/1953, UK date format: 12/2/1953

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 12, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joanna Kerns and Peter Andersson (actor). In UK Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes by Perry Como & The Ramblers was in the top 5 hits. The Lady Without Camelias, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while A Many-Splendored Thing by Han Suyin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe.
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The Lady Without Camelias

The Lady Without Camelias

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Lucia Bosé, Gino Cervi, Andrea Checchi, Ivan Desny

The Slasher

The Slasher

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: James Kenney, Joan Collins, Betty Ann Davies, Robert Ayres

Kansas Pacific

Kansas Pacific

Directed by: Ray Nazarro

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Eve Miller, Barton MacLane, Harry Shannon

Summer with Monika

Summer with Monika

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Lars Ekborg, Dagmar Ebbesen, Åke Fridell

Country: United States of America

I Confess

I Confess

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

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

Country: United States of America

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
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Events

  • USSR breaks diplomatic relations with Israel.

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Music charts

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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - Wild Horses

TV Series

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Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe

Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe

Directed by: Fred C. Brannon

Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

The Pickwick Papers

The Pickwick Papers

Directed by: Warwick Gilbert

Valentino

Valentino

Directed by: Ken Russell

The Big Idea

The Big Idea

Directed by: Matt Thompson

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Books

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A Many-Splendored Thing by Han Suyin

A Many-Splendored Thing

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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

Man'S Search For Himself by Rollo May

Man'S Search For Himself

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"Analyzes life as we are living it, and the analysis is truthful and profound."--New York Times Loneliness, boredom, emptiness: These are the complaints that Rollo May encountered over and over from

The Last Resorts by Cleveland Amory

The Last Resorts

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story about the eccentric Mrs. Spencer and her beloved piglet "Rosie"

Abraham Lincoln by Benjamin P. Thomas

Abraham Lincoln

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Long considered a classic, Benjamin P. Thomas's Abraham Lincoln: A Biography takes an incisive look at one of American history's greatest figures.

Always The Young Strangers by Carl Sandburg

Always The Young Strangers

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Born in 1878, Carl Sandburg grew with America. As a boy he played, studied, and matured in Galesburg, Illinois. Sandburg's reminiscence delivers a nostalgic view of small-town life and an invaluable


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