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Monday 26 October 1953

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Roberson and Rosa Monckton. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. The Big Heat, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Lady Of Arlington by Harnett T. Kane was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The United States Steel Hour.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Man Behind the Badge

Starring: Charles Bickford, Joel Aldred, Norman Rose

Country: United States

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Winky-Dink and You

Written by: Harry W. Prichett, Edwin Brit Wyckoff

Starring: Jack Barry, Dayton Allen, Mae Questel

Country: United States

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Topper

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

Country: United States

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The Big Picture

Starring: Audie Murphy, Vic Morrow, Lorne Greene, William Kendall

Country: United States

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Person to Person

Starring: Edward R. Murrow, Charles Collingwood

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Big Heat

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando

Country: United States

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Mogambo

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Clark Gable, Grace Kelly, Ava Gardner

Country: United States

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A Lion Is in the Streets

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Barbara Hale, Anne Francis

Country: United States

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The Robe

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature

Country: United States

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Island in the Sky

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: John Wayne, Lloyd Nolan, Walter Abel

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jennifer Roberson: United States -- Sci-fi author (Shapechangers, Sword-Maker).
  • Rosa Monckton: English fundraiser.
  • Roger Allam: English actor, known primarily for his stage career, although he has performed in film, television and radio.
  • Dennis Dunstan: Australian road manager of the musical group "Air Supply.
  • Tim Hutchinson: English publisher.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Working mother
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Queen Frederika -- Oct. 26, 1953
  • Life: Age of mammals

Books

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

The Lady Of Arlington

By: Harnett T. Kane

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Angel Unaware

By: Dale Evans Rogers

Entertainers Roy and Dale Evans Rogers were thrilled when their little daughter Robin was born. But their excitement turned to concern when they were informed that Robin was born with Down's

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A Sunset Touch

By: Howard Spring

Dust jacket art by Robert Hallock. The story of a young English man who comes into some money and tries to restablish himself and his heritage in the rural Cornwall countryside.

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A House Is Not A Home

By: Polly Adler

Polly Adler's "house"―the brothel that gave this best-selling 1953 autobiography its title―was a major site of New York City underworld activity from the 1920s through the 1940s.

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