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Thursday 22 October 1953

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Roy Ristie . 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 Call Me Lucky by Bing Crosby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The United States Steel Hour.
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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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A Lion Is in the Streets

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Barbara Hale, Anne Francis

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Clark Gable, Grace Kelly, Ava Gardner

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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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 October 1953 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Roy Ristie: Suriname -- Neth radio host (Apintie, Kankantrie).
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  • Laos gains full independence from France.

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

Life magazine


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 Adventures Of Augie March

By: Saul Bellow

“The Adventures of Augie March is the great American Novel. Search no further.” –Martin Amis As soon as it first appeared in 1953, this novel by the great Saul Bellow was

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The High And The Mighty

By: Ernest K. Gann

A novel of drama and suspense exposes the innermost thoughts of 20 passengers on an ill-fated flight

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Father, Dear Father

By: Ludwig Bemelmans

About a European trip which Bemelmans took with his thirteen-year-old daughter, Barbara, and her digest-sized poodle, Little Bit. But Bemelmans doesn't just "take a trip" - ever: he ventures into the

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