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Sunday 26 July 1953

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 26, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Edie Mirman and Robert Zoellick. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. The Master of Ballantrae, directed by William Keighley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Echoing Grove by Rosamond Lehmann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Broken Horseshoe.
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What the sky looked like on 26 July 1953

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Movies

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The Master of Ballantrae

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: Errol Flynn, Roger Livesey, Anthony Steel, Beatrice Campbell

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Arrowhead

Directed by: Charles Marquis Warren

Starring: Charlton Heston, Jack Palance, Katy Jurado, Brian Keith

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Dangerous Crossing

Directed by: Joseph M. Newman

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Michael Rennie, Max Showalter, Carl Betz

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Gun Belt

Directed by: Ray Nazarro

Starring: George Montgomery, Tab Hunter, Helen Westcott, John Dehner

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So This Is Love

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Merv Griffin, Joan Weldon, Walter Abel

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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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Pentagon U.S.A.

Billy Bean and His Funny Machine

Starring: Gaylord Cavallaro, Peter Hawkins, Ivan Owen, Dick Vosburgh

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Three Steps to Heaven

Rhyme and Rhythm

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Nikolaos Plastiras: Greek general and politician 135th Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1953).
Facts:
  • Fidel Castro leads an unsuccessful attack on the Moncada Barracks, thus beginning the Cuban Revolution.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 26, 1953 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Echoing Grove

By: Rosamond Lehmann

First published in 1953, The Echoing Grove is one of Rosamond Lehmann's most acclaimed novels, and tells of three characters, Rickie Masters, his wife Madeleine, and her sister Dinah.

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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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How To Play Your Best Golf All The Time

By: Tommy Armour

Tommy Armour's classic How to Play Your Best Golf All the Time provides timeless golf instruction on the following subjects: * How to learn your best golf * What can

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Steamboat Gothic

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

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.

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