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Monday 14 September 1953

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 14, 1953). 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. Conquest of Cochise, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while Kingfishers Catch Fire by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Broken Horseshoe.
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Movies

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Conquest of Cochise

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: John Hodiak, Robert Stack, Joy Page, Rico Alaniz

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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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A Lion Is in the Streets

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Barbara Hale, Anne Francis, Warner Anderson

Country: United States

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 14, 1953 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Tony Bennett - Rags To Riches
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Guy Mitchell - Look At That Girl
  2. Frankie Laine - I Believe
  3. The Song From The Moulin Rouge - Mantovani
  4. Terry's Theme (From 'Limelight') - Frank Chacksfield
  5. Doris Day & Johnnie Ray - Let's Walk That-A-Way

Books

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

Kingfishers Catch Fire

By: Rumer Godden

A powerful novel about idealism and its consequences set in the Himalayas. Set in Kashmir, this is the story of Sophie, a young and idealistic Englishwoman with two young daughters who

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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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Come, My Beloved

By: Pearl S. Buck

An American millionaire builds a Christian seminary in India, furthering his spiritual mission—and setting into motion a generations-spanning cycle of miscommunication and fracture within his family Beginning in the 1890s, Come,

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A House Is Not A Home

By: Polly Adler

Polly Adler's "house"―the brothel that gave this best-selling 1953 autobiography its title―was a major site of New York City underworld activity from the 1920s through the 1940s.

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