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Monday 25 May 1953

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Donald Albert Weibring Jr in Quincy and Rich Alves in Pleasanton. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Pickup on South Street, directed by Samuel Fuller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tonight!.
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TV Series

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

Tonight!

Written by: Steve Allen, Sylvester L. Weaver Jr.

Starring: Skitch Henderson, Gene Rayburn, Steve Allen

Country: United States

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Private Secretary

Starring: Ann Sothern, Don Porter, Ann Tyrrell

Country: United States

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You Are There

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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The Life of Riley

Starring: William Bendix

Country: United States

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The Ernie Kovacs Show

Starring: Ernie Kovacs

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Pickup on South Street

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

Starring: Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States

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It Came from Outer Space

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Richard Carlson, Barbara Rush, Charles Drake

Country: United States

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Young Bess

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Jean Simmons, Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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Bellissima

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Anna Magnani, Walter Chiari, Tina Apicella

Country: United States

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The Desert Rats

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Richard Burton, James Mason, Robert Newton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 May 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
  • Saint Reinolf
  • Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
  • Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
  • Argentina - Day of May Revolution/National Day (1810)
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Facts:
  • 1st atomic cannon electronically fired, Frenchman Flat, Nevada
  • 1st non-commercial educational television station - Houston, Texas
  • Braves Max Surkont strikes out record 8 Reds in a row
  • First non-commercial educational television station-Houston, Texas, USA.
  • Nuclear testing: At the Nevada Test Site, the United States conduct their first and only nuclear artillery test.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alcide de Gasperi -- May 25, 1953
  • Life: Arts in Midwest

Books

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

The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

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.

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East of Eden

By: John Steinbeck

A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authorsIn his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of ...

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Golden Admiral

By: Francis Van Wyck Mason

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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Corpus Of Joe Bailey

By: Oakley Hall

Corpus Of Joe Bailey, by Oakley Hall, Viking Press 1953, Hardcover.

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