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Saturday 18 April 1953

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rick Moranis . In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Shane, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Colditz Story by P.R. Reid was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ethel and Albert.
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TV Series

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

Private Secretary

Starring: Ann Sothern, Don Porter, Ann Tyrrell

Country: United States

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You Are There

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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The Life of Riley

Starring: William Bendix

Country: United States

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The Ernie Kovacs Show

Starring: Ernie Kovacs

Country: United States

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Terry and the Pirates

Starring: John Baer, William Tracy, Jack Reitzen, Gloria Saunders

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Shane

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin

Country: United States

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Titanic

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Clifton Webb, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner

Country: United States

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House of Wax

Directed by: Andre de Toth

Starring: Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk

Country: United States

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Invaders from Mars

Directed by: William Cameron Menzies

Starring: Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt

Country: United States

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Glen or Glenda

Directed by: Edward D. Wood Jr.

Starring: Edward D. Wood Jr., Bela Lugosi, Lyle Talbot

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 April 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
  • Saint Timon
  • Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
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Facts:
  • Pal Joey closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 542 performances

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Changing landscape
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ezra T. Benson -- Apr. 13, 1953
  • Life: Lucy Desi and kids

Books

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

The Colditz Story

By: P.R. Reid

The Germans thought escape was impossible. These men proved them wrong.Colditz Castle, located near Leipzig Germany, was the last stop for select Allied prisoners during World War II.

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The Silver Chalice

By: Thomas B. Costain

Distinguished historian and past master of fiction, Thomas B. Costain has turned his prodigious talent to biblical times to weave an exciting and inspirational story about the Cup used by Christ at the Last Supper with His Disciples.

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Kiss Me Again, Stranger

By: Daphne du Maurier

Kiss me again, stranger: A collection of eight stories, long and short

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I And My True Love

By: Helen MacInnes

American diplomat Payton Pleydell and his wife Sylvia are the most respected, brilliant couple in Washington. Theirs seems a perfect marriage but Kate Jerold begins to suspect that her cousin’s husband

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