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Saturday 22 August 1953

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 22, 1953). 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 Call Me Lucky by Bing Crosby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Broken Horseshoe.
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What the sky looked like on 22 August 1953

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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

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

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

Which were the important events of 22 August 1953 ?

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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 22, 1953 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Call Me Lucky

By: Bing Crosby

Reissued to coincide with the paperback publication of the definitive Bing biography by Gary Giddins, here is "a collection of anecdotes and reminiscences that is as warm and witty as any

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The Schirmer Inheritance

By: Eric Ambler

It wasn’t anyone’s idea of a glamorous first assignment at a white show law firm. George Cary, former WWII bomber pilot and newly minted lawyer, was given the ignoble task

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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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Beyond This Place

By: A.J. Cronin

novel of crime and passion

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