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Saturday 22 August 1953

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paul Ellering . In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Half a Hero, directed by Don Weis, 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 The Broken Horseshoe.
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Movies

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Half a Hero

Directed by: Don Weis

Starring: Red Skelton, Jean Hagen, Charles Dingle, Willard Waterman

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Cat-Women of the Moon

Directed by: Arthur Hilton

Starring: Sonny Tufts, Victor Jory, Marie Windsor, Susan Morrow

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Plunder of the Sun

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Glenn Ford, Diana Lynn, Patricia Medina, Francis L. Sullivan

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Roman Holiday

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power

Country: United States

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Inferno

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Robert Ryan, Rhonda Fleming, William Lundigan, Larry Keating

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TV Series

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The Broken Horseshoe

Directed by: Martyn C. Webster

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The Secret Files of Captain Video

48 Horas com Bibinha

Wer gegen wen?

Der internationale Frühschoppen

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jim Tabor: American baseball player (Born 1916).
Facts:
  • France closes jail on Devil Island
  • John Norman Lewis contends players have no desire to form a union
  • Shah of Persia returns to Teheran

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Books

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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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Beyond This Place

By: A.J. Cronin

novel of crime and passion

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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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Our Virgin Island

By: Robb White

Our Virgin Island Copyright summer 1953 by The Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated Selections Vol.XIV First Edition Printed in the United States.

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