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Friday 14 August 1953

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 14, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James Horner and Tom Dicillo. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Plunder of the Sun, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while Major Campaign Speeches by Adlai Stevenson 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 14 August 1953

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Movies

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

Plunder of the Sun

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Glenn Ford, Diana Lynn, Patricia Medina, Francis L. Sullivan

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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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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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Wer will, der kann!

Thames Tug

Youth Takes a Stand

Segundos Fatais

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 August 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 20th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Detroit 24, All-Stars 10 (93,818)
  • KXLF TV channel 4 in Butte, MT (CBS / ABC) begins broadcasting

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 14, 1953 - Geocentric view

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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 ?

Major Campaign Speeches

By: Adlai Stevenson

US History & Politics, American History & Studies, Non-Fiction

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Golden Admiral

By: Francis Van Wyck Mason

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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The Silent World

By: Jacques Yves Cousteau and Frederic Dumas

Jacque Cousteau's underwater adventures with photographs

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The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

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