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Sunday 27 September 1953

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Benjamin Gene Brown and Robbie Shakespeare. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Mogambo, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while Beyond This Place by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Pride of the Family.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Pride of the Family

Starring: Larry J. Blake, Paul Hartman, Fay Wray, Natalie Wood

Country: United States

The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse

Starring: Polly Bergen, Arlene Dahl

Country: United States

Person to Person

Starring: Edward R. Murrow, Charles Collingwood

Country: United States

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Make Room for Daddy

Starring: Danny Thomas, Rusty Hamer, Marjorie Lord, Angela Cartwright

Country: United States

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The Loretta Young Show

Starring: Loretta Young

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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Roman Holiday

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 September 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mashfyyat (Will) - First day of the eleventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • RC Saints - Saint Vincent de Paul
  • Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Meskel
  • Also see September 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Balsamine (Impatiens) Day, sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
  • Benjamin Gene Brown: San Francisco, California -- 4X400 runner (1976 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Robbie Shakespeare: Jamaica -- Reggae bassist (Sly & Robbie-DJ Riot).
  • Diane Julie Abbott: British politician.
  • Jean-Paul Comart: Belgian actor best known for his appearances in French films in the 1980s.
  • Mata Devi: Indian saint known as Ammachi, Amma, Mother of Immortal Bliss, and The Hugging Saint, a remarkable contemporary woman.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • KCMO (now KCTV) TV channel 5 in Kansas City, MO (CBS) begins
  • KNOE TV channel 8 in Monroe-West Monroe, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • KOLO TV channel 8 in Reno, NV (ABC / CBS) begins broadcasting
  • KQTV TV channel 2 in Saint Joseph, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • WHBQ TV channel 13 in Memphis, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Eugene Smiths daughter
  • Time: Head of the Atomic Energy Commission
  • Life: Casey Stengel baseball

Books

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

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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The Sea Around Us

By: Rachel Carson

Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us is one of the most remarkably successful books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on ...

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My Island Home

By: James Norman Hall

Book by James Norman Hall

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The Silver Chalice

By: Thomas B. Costain

Distinguished historian and past master of fiction, Thomas B. Costain has turned his prodigious talent to biblical times to weave an exciting and inspirational story about the Cup used by Christ at the Last Supper with His Disciples.

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