Monday February 16, 1953

US date format: 2/16/1953, UK date format: 16/2/1953

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 16, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Thierry Roussel and Christopher Boyce. In UK Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes by Perry Como & The Ramblers was in the top 5 hits. The Titfield Thunderbolt, directed by Charles Crichton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while Abraham Lincoln by Benjamin P. Thomas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe.
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The Titfield Thunderbolt

The Titfield Thunderbolt

Directed by: Charles Crichton

Starring: Stanley Holloway, George Relph, Naunton Wayne, John Gregson

Call Me Madam

Call Me Madam

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Ethel Merman, Donald O'Connor, Vera-Ellen, George Sanders

Battle Circus

Battle Circus

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, June Allyson, Keenan Wynn, Robert Keith

The Lady Without Camelias

The Lady Without Camelias

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Lucia Bosé, Gino Cervi, Andrea Checchi, Ivan Desny

The Slasher

The Slasher

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: James Kenney, Joan Collins, Betty Ann Davies, Robert Ayres

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
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Events

  • The Pakistan Academy of Sciences is established in Pakistan.

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe

Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe

Directed by: Fred C. Brannon

Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

The Pickwick Papers

The Pickwick Papers

Directed by: Warwick Gilbert

Valentino

Valentino

Directed by: Ken Russell

The Big Idea

The Big Idea

Directed by: Matt Thompson

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Abraham Lincoln by Benjamin P. Thomas

Abraham Lincoln

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Long considered a classic, Benjamin P. Thomas's Abraham Lincoln: A Biography takes an incisive look at one of American history's greatest figures.

The Magic Lantern by Robert Carson

The Magic Lantern

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".an old-fashioned novel in the very best sense. It is rich and flavorful, it is compelling and enthralling, a story of a host of real people whose motivations and characteristics grow

The Last Resorts by Cleveland Amory

The Last Resorts

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story about the eccentric Mrs. Spencer and her beloved piglet "Rosie"

The Old Man And The Sea by Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man And The Sea

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The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down

A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall

A Man Called Peter

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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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