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Monday 14 September 1953

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pascal Sarda and Karen Mills. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. The Man Between, directed by Carol Reed, 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 Broken Horseshoe.
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Movies

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The Man Between

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: James Mason, Claire Bloom, Hildegard Knef, Geoffrey Toone

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Mogambo

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Clark Gable, Grace Kelly, Ava Gardner, Donald Sinden

Country: United States

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The Actress

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Jean Simmons, Teresa Wright, Anthony Perkins

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The Joe Louis Story

Directed by: Robert Gordon

Starring: Coley Wallace, Paul Stewart, Hilda Simms, James Edwards

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Half a Hero

Directed by: Don Weis

Starring: Red Skelton, Jean Hagen, Charles Dingle, Willard Waterman

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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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Person to Person

Starring: Edward R. Murrow, Charles Collingwood

Country: United States

The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse

Starring: Polly Bergen, Arlene Dahl

Country: United States

The Pride of the Family

Starring: Larry J. Blake, Paul Hartman, Fay Wray, Natalie Wood

Country: United States

I Led 3 Lives

Starring: Richard Carlson, John Zaremba

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 September 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
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Facts:
  • Comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara marry
  • Yanks clinch 5th straight pennant with 8-5 win over Indians

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Books

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Beyond This Place

By: A.J. Cronin

novel of crime and passion

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Call Me Lucky

By: Bing Crosby

Reissued to coincide with the paperback publication of the definitive Bing biography by Gary Giddins, here is "a collection of anecdotes and reminiscences that is as warm and witty as any

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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 Rommel Papers

By: B.H. Liddell Hart

When Erwin Rommel died—by forced suicide at Hitler’s command—he left behind in various ingenious hiding places the papers that recorded the story of his dramatic career and the exact details of

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