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Thursday 14 May 1953

US date format: 5/14/1953, UK date format: 14/5/1953

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 14, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Norodom Sihamoni and Wim Mertens. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Stalag 17, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while Zorba The Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Strictly Personal.
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What the sky looked like on 14 May 1953

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Movies

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Stalag 17

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger, Robert Strauss

Country: United States

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It Came from Outer Space

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Richard Carlson, Barbara Rush, Charles Drake, Joe Sawyer

Country: United States

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Dream Wife

Directed by: Sidney Sheldon

Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Walter Pidgeon, Betta St. John

Country: United States

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Four Sided Triangle

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Barbara Payton, James Hayter, Stephen Murray, John Van Eyssen

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Young Bess

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Jean Simmons, Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Charles Laughton

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Strictly Personal

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Both Sides

Directed by: Danielle Williamson

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The Little Revue

Tele-Brettl

The Strawhatters

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 14, 1953 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1953 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. The Moulin Rouge Theme (Where Is Your Heart) - Mantovani & His Orchestra
  2. Vic Damone - April in Portugal
  3. Frank Sinatra - I'm Walking Behind You
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Frankie Laine - I Believe
  2. Pretend - Nat 'King' Cole
  3. Pretty Little Black Eyed Susie - Guy Mitchell
  4. Eddie Fisher - Downhearted
  5. Johnston Brothers - Oh Happy Day

Books

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

Zorba The Greek

By: Nikos Kazantzakis

A stunning new translation of the classic book—and basis for the beloved Oscar-winning film—brings the clarity and beauty of Kazantzakis’s language and story alive.First

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Encyclopedia Of American History

By: Richard B. Morris

The seventh edition of the Encyclopedia of American History updates this indispensable and classic reference book to cover the history of the United States from pre-Columbian times through the first year

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How To Play Your Best Golf All The Time

By: Tommy Armour

Tommy Armour's classic How to Play Your Best Golf All the Time provides timeless golf instruction on the following subjects: * How to learn your best golf * What can

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The High And The Mighty

By: Ernest K. Gann

A novel of drama and suspense exposes the innermost thoughts of 20 passengers on an ill-fated flight

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