Monday March 23, 1953

US date format: 3/23/1953, UK date format: 23/3/1953

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 23, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Chaka Khan and Jacques Landrain. In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Titanic, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while Golden Admiral by Francis Van Wyck Mason was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Both Sides.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
  • Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
  • Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
  • Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
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  • Raoul Dufy: French artist, a painter who was one of...

Movies

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Titanic

Titanic

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Clifton Webb, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner, Audrey Dalton

Country: United States of America

House of Wax

House of Wax

Directed by: André De Toth

Starring: Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk, Carolyn Jones

Country: United States of America

Invaders from Mars

Invaders from Mars

Directed by: William Cameron Menzies

Starring: Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt, Leif Erickson

Country: United States of America

White Mane

White Mane

Directed by: Albert Lamorisse

Starring: Alain Emery, Laurent Roche, Clan-Clan, Pascal Lamorisse

The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Robert Cornthwaite

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - I'm Sitting On Top of the World

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - She Wears Red Feathers
  2. - Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes
  3. - Outside Of Heaven
  4. - Now
  5. - Because You're Mine

TV Series

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Both Sides

Both Sides

Directed by: Danielle Williamson

Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe

Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe

Directed by: Fred C. Brannon

Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers

Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers

Starring: Cliff Robertson, Bruce Hall, Jack Weston, John Boruff

Country: United States of America

Minha Boneca

Minha Boneca

Days to next March 23

If March 23, 1953 is your birthday you're 67 years, 4 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 14 days.
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Books

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Golden Admiral by Francis Van Wyck Mason

Golden Admiral

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Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

Steamboat Gothic by Frances Parkinson Keyes

Steamboat Gothic

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This was the first of Frances Parkinson Keyes novels that I ever read. I was entranced with the Southern locale and the people depicted in the novel.

The Velvet Doublet by James Street

The Velvet Doublet

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Published by Doubleday, 1953, this First Edition BCE biography of Christopher Columbus measures 8 1/2" by 5 1/2". with 317 deckle edged pages.

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking

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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.

I And My True Love by Helen MacInnes

I And My True Love

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American diplomat Payton Pleydell and his wife Sylvia are the most respected, brilliant couple in Washington. Theirs seems a perfect marriage but Kate Jerold begins to suspect that her cousin’s husband


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