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Sunday 13 September 1953

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include College Girl and Taryn Power. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. The Robe, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while Beyond This Place by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Loretta Young Show.
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TV Series

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

The Loretta Young Show

Starring: Loretta Young

Country: United States

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The Ray Milland Show

Written by: Joe Connelly, Bob Mosher

Starring: Ray Milland, Phyllis Avery

Country: United States

The Bob Crosby Show

Starring: The Modernaires, Paula Kelly, Joan O'Brien, Stephen Dunne

Country: United States

I Led 3 Lives

Starring: Richard Carlson, John Zaremba

Country: United States

The Quatermass Experiment

Starring: Reginald Tate, Isabel Dean, Hugh Kelly, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Robe

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature

Country: United States

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Island in the Sky

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: John Wayne, Lloyd Nolan, Walter Abel

Country: United States

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Roman Holiday

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert

Country: United States

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The Cruel Sea

Directed by: Charles Frend

Starring: Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, John Stratton

Country: United States

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From Here to Eternity

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 September 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • 1999 - Lunar nuclear waste dump explodes, sending the Moon hurtling into deep space in Space: 1999
  • RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
  • Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
  • 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Also see September 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • College Girl: American homicide victim, stabbed to death with a pen knife on 4/15/1973, c. 3:00 PM, at a North Carolina college campus, then dragged 15 feet to concealment behind the trees and raped.
  • Taryn Power: American actress and noted family, the daughter of Tyrone Power and Linda Christian, only two when her parents divorced and seven when she moved to Rome.
  • David Shiner: American actor, clown and a twin, he played the Cat in the Hat in the 2000 Broadway musical "Seussical.
  • Iyanla Vanzant: TV Show Host.
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Facts:
  • Pitcher Bob Trice is 1st black to play on Philadelphia Athletics
  • Nikita Khrushchev is appointed secretary-general of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Evolution dinosaurs
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Audrey Hepburn -- Sep. 7, 1953
  • Esquire

Books

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

Steamboat Gothic

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

This was the first of Frances Parkinson Keyes novels that I ever read. I was entranced with the Southern locale and the people depicted in the novel.

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The Sea Around Us

By: Rachel Carson

Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us is one of the most remarkably successful books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on ...

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My Island Home

By: James Norman Hall

Book by James Norman Hall

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The Silver Chalice

By: Thomas B. Costain

Distinguished historian and past master of fiction, Thomas B. Costain has turned his prodigious talent to biblical times to weave an exciting and inspirational story about the Cup used by Christ at the Last Supper with His Disciples.

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