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Friday 23 October 1953

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 23, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Arielle Boulin-Prat and Alex Gibney. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Calamity Jane, directed by David Butler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while Too Late The Phalarope by Alan Paton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Teatr telewizji.
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What the sky looked like on 23 October 1953

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Movies

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Calamity Jane

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Doris Day, Howard Keel, Allyn Ann McLerie, Philip Carey

Country: United States

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Kiss Me Kate

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, Ann Miller, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States

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How to Marry a Millionaire

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall, David Wayne

Country: United States

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The Big Heat

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Alexander Scourby

Country: United States

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Appointment in Honduras

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Glenn Ford, Ann Sheridan, Zachary Scott, Rodolfo Acosta

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TV Series

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The Motorola Television Hour

Starring: Cedric Hardwicke, Jane Wyatt, Patricia Smith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
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Facts:
  • German FR applies to NATO
  • WTRF TV channel 7 in Wheeling-Steubenville, WV (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • The Philippines' DZAQ-TV3 (now ABS-CBN) makes its initial telecast, becoming Asia's first commercial television broadcaster.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 23, 1953 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Too Late The Phalarope

By: Alan Paton

TOO LATE THE PHALAROPE is set in South Africa, as well as its predecessor, CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY. And like that earlier novel, TOO LATE THE PHALAROPE uses the lives of

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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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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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Beyond This Place

By: A.J. Cronin

novel of crime and passion

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