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Tuesday 27 October 1953

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michael Baker and Michael A Baker in Memphis. 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 How To Play Your Best Golf All The Time by Tommy Armour was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Motorola Television 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 27 October 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
  • R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
Famous Birthdays:
  • Michael Baker: Memphis, Tennessee -- Lieutenant Commander USN / Astronaut (STS 43, 52, 68, 81).
  • Michael A Baker in Memphis: Tennessee, USA; Lieutenant Commander US Navy/astronaut (STS 43).
  • Barry Bonnell: American pro athlete, a baseball player with the Atlanta Braves, Toronto Blue Jays and Seattle Mariners.
  • Peter Firth: Bradford, England -- Actor (Equus, Lifeforce, Tess).
  • Robert Picardo: American actor director and screenwriter.
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Facts:
  • British nuclear test Totem 2 is carried out at Emu Field, South Australia.

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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 ?

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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The Devil'S Laughter

By: Frank Yerby

Jean Paul Marin was the hot blooded son of a wealthy Sicilian shipowner. He seethed with Republican principals in a land ruled by a decadent nobility.

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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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The Spirit Of St. Louis

By: Charles Lindbergh

Along with most of my fellow fliers, I believed that aviation had a brilliant future. Now we live, today, in our dreams of yesterday; and, living in those dreams, we dream

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