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Wednesday 13 May 1953

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gerry Sutcliffe and David Voelker. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Bellissima, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Green Man by Storm Jameson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coke Time.
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TV Series

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

Private Secretary

Starring: Ann Sothern, Don Porter, Ann Tyrrell

Country: United States

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You Are There

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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The Life of Riley

Starring: William Bendix

Country: United States

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The Ernie Kovacs Show

Starring: Ernie Kovacs

Country: United States

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Terry and the Pirates

Starring: John Baer, William Tracy, Jack Reitzen, Gloria Saunders

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Bellissima

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Anna Magnani, Walter Chiari, Tina Apicella

Country: United States

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The Desert Rats

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Richard Burton, James Mason, Robert Newton

Country: United States

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Shane

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin

Country: United States

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Titanic

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Clifton Webb, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner

Country: United States

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House of Wax

Directed by: Andre de Toth

Starring: Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 May 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
  • Saint Servatus
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Facts:
  • New York Giants' Willie Mays and Darryl Spencer each hit two homeruns and a triple.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Dressy denim fashion
  • Time: Vinoba, as he is known to millions, was a trusted and faithful disciple of the late Mahatma Gandhi.
  • Life: Masai warrior Africa

Books

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

The Green Man

By: Storm Jameson

London published Fiction

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A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

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The Colditz Story

By: P.R. Reid

The Germans thought escape was impossible. These men proved them wrong.Colditz Castle, located near Leipzig Germany, was the last stop for select Allied prisoners during World War II.

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The Poor Man'S Guide To Europe

By: David Dodge

308 page hard cover book on traveling Europe on a tight budget.

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