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Wednesday 16 December 1953

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Filip Bolluyt and Joel Garner. In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Knights of the Round Table, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Life with Father.
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TV Series

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

The Man Behind the Badge

Starring: Charles Bickford, Joel Aldred, Norman Rose

Country: United States

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Winky-Dink and You

Written by: Harry W. Prichett, Edwin Brit Wyckoff

Starring: Jack Barry, Dayton Allen, Mae Questel

Country: United States

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Topper

Starring: Anne Jeffreys, Robert Sterling, Leo G. Carroll, Buck

Country: United States

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The Big Picture

Starring: Audie Murphy, Vic Morrow, Lorne Greene, William Kendall

Country: United States

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Person to Person

Starring: Edward R. Murrow, Charles Collingwood

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Knights of the Round Table

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States

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Hondo

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: John Wayne, Geraldine Page, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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Kiss Me Kate

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, Ann Miller

Country: United States

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How to Marry a Millionaire

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall

Country: United States

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Calamity Jane

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Doris Day, Howard Keel, Allyn Ann McLerie

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
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Facts:
  • 1st White House Press Conference: President Eisenhower and 161 reporters
  • First White House Press Conference (President Dwight Eisenhower and 161 reporters).
  • Charles E Yeager flies over 2,575 kph (1,650 mph) in Bell X-1A (first man to fly at nearly two and one-half times the speed of sound).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: VicePresident Richard Nixon
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pope Pius XII -- Dec. 14, 1953
  • Life: Audrey Hepburn

Books

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

The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

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The Spirit Of St. Louis

By: Charles Lindbergh

Along with most of my fellow fliers, I believed that aviation had a brilliant future. Now we live, today, in our dreams of yesterday; and, living in those dreams, we dream

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The Secret Diary Of Harold L. Ickes

By: Harold L. Ickes

The Secret Diary of Harold L. Ickes, Volume III: the Lowering Clouds 1939-1941 [Hardcover] Harold L. Ickes (Author)

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