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Wednesday 23 September 1953

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sam Karmann and Nicholas Witchell. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. The Man Between, directed by Carol Reed, 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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Movies

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

The Man Between

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: James Mason, Claire Bloom, Hildegard Knef, Geoffrey Toone

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Mogambo

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Clark Gable, Grace Kelly, Ava Gardner, Donald Sinden

Country: United States

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The Actress

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Jean Simmons, Teresa Wright, Anthony Perkins

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The Joe Louis Story

Directed by: Robert Gordon

Starring: Coley Wallace, Paul Stewart, Hilda Simms, James Edwards

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Half a Hero

Directed by: Don Weis

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

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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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Topper

Starring: Anne Jeffreys, Robert Sterling, Leo G. Carroll, Buck

Country: United States

Colonel Humphrey Flack

Starring: Boris Aplon, Eddie Hyans, Sally Jessup, Jack Klugman

Country: United States

Winky-Dink and You

Written by: Harry W. Prichett, Edwin Brit Wyckoff

Starring: Jack Barry, Dayton Allen, Mae Questel

Country: United States

Where's Raymond?

Starring: Ray Bolger, Richard Erdman, Sylvia Lewis, Marjie Millar

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 September 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
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Facts:
  • KHQA TV channel 7 in Hannibal-Quincy, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting

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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 Silent World

By: Jacques Yves Cousteau and Frederic Dumas

Jacque Cousteau's underwater adventures with photographs

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The Deep Six

By: Martin Dibner

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1953, Hardbound, about 8.5 inches tall, 321 pages. Dust jacket art and endpapers illustration by the author.

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Beyond This Place

By: A.J. Cronin

novel of crime and passion

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