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Sunday 18 October 1953

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Patrick Declerck and Loes Luca. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. The Big Heat, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ponds Theater.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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 ?

The Big Heat

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando

Country: United States

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Mogambo

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Clark Gable, Grace Kelly, Ava Gardner

Country: United States

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A Lion Is in the Streets

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Barbara Hale, Anne Francis

Country: United States

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The Robe

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature

Country: United States

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Island in the Sky

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: John Wayne, Lloyd Nolan, Walter Abel

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 October 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
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Facts:
  • Willie Thrower becomes 1st black NFL quarterback in modern times
  • WLJT TV channel 11 in Lexington, TN (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WTVK TV channel 26 in Knoxville, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting

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Magazine Covers

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  • Life: Bare backs fashion
  • Time: U.S. Secretary of State
  • Life: Italian family in US

Books

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

The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

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India And The Awakening East

By: Eleanor Roosevelt

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From Here To Eternity

By: James Jones

Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941. Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler. But when he refuses to join the company's boxing team, he gets "the treatment" that may

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Sexual Behavior In The Human Female

By: Paul Kinsey

Sexual Behavior in the Human Female was originally published in 1953, five years after the male volume.The material presented in this book was derived from personal interviews with nearly 6,000 women;

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