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Thursday 19 March 1953

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Billy Sheehan and Hans Rinn. In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. I Confess, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Fabulous Fanny by Norman Katkov was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Space Command.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

I Confess

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, Karl Malden

Country: United States

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Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Leslie Caron, Mel Ferrer, Jean-Pierre Aumont

Country: United States

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The Naked Spur

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Janet Leigh, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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Peter Pan

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Bobby Driscoll, Kathryn Beaumont, Hans Conried

Country: United States

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Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 March 1953 ?

  • Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
  • Saint Landoald
  • Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
  • Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
  • Mojoday in Discordianism
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  • 25th Academy Awards: Greatest Show on Earth, Gary Cooper and Shirley Booth win (first time televised).
  • The 25th Academy Awards ceremony is held (the first one broadcast on television).

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

The Fabulous Fanny

By: Norman Katkov

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf, New York. (A Borzol Book) First Edition. B/w illustrations. Fanny Brice, much-loved comedian, star of the Zigfield Follies and vaudeville legend.

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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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Always The Young Strangers

By: Carl Sandburg

Born in 1878, Carl Sandburg grew with America. As a boy he played, studied, and matured in Galesburg, Illinois. Sandburg's reminiscence delivers a nostalgic view of small-town life and an invaluable

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The Galileans

By: Frank G. Slaughter

Life forever changes for Joseph of Galilee, a young physician, when he meets Mary of Magdala, a beautiful dancer bent on revenge against a haughty Roman officer, Gaius Flaccus.

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