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Tuesday 16 June 1953

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 16, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Cohen and Xi Jinping. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while Uncle Pogo So-So Stories by Walt Kelly was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Place the Face.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn, Elliott Reid

Country: United States

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The Last Posse

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

Starring: Broderick Crawford, John Derek, Charles Bickford, Wanda Hendrix

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Malta Story

Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

Starring: Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Steel, Muriel Pavlow

Country: United States

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Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Patrice Munsel, Robert Morley, John McCallum, John Justin

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Dangerous When Wet

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Esther Williams, Fernando Lamas, Jack Carson, Charlotte Greenwood

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TV Series

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Place the Face

Stars at Blackpool

Operation Neptune

The Great Detective

My Son Jeep

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1953 ?

  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
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Famous Deaths:
  • Despite Johnny Mize 2,000th hit, Yanks lose ending 18 game win streak and also ending St. Louis Browns 14 game losing streak
  • The Soviet Union and Yugoslavia form diplomatic relations.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 16, 1953 - Geocentric view

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Uncle Pogo So-So Stories

By: Walt Kelly

Kelly's third collection of Pogo cartoons is not an anthology of his daily strips from 1953. Instead it includes a short story that doesn't feature any of the characters from the

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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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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 Silent World

By: Jacques Yves Cousteau and Frederic Dumas

Jacque Cousteau's underwater adventures with photographs

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