Tuesday April 28, 1953

US date format: 4/28/1953, UK date format: 28/4/1953

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 28, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Kim Gordon and Roberto Bolaño. In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. The 49th Man, directed by Fred F. Sears, 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 After Hours.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
  • National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
  • Peter Chanel
  • Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
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Movies

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The 49th Man

The 49th Man

Directed by: Fred F. Sears

Starring: John Ireland, Richard Denning, Suzanne Dalbert, Robert Foulk

Law and Order

Law and Order

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: Ronald Reagan, Dorothy Malone, Preston Foster, Alex Nicol

Phantom from Space

Phantom from Space

Directed by: W. Lee Wilder

Starring: Ted Cooper, Tom Daly, Steve Acton, Burt Wenland

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Louis Calhern, Marlon Brando, James Mason, John Gielgud

Country: United States of America

Martin Luther

Martin Luther

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: Niall MacGinnis, John Ruddock, Pierre Lefevre, Guy Verney

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - She Wears Red Feathers
  2. - (How Much Is That) Doggie In The Window?
  3. - I Believe
  4. - Broken Wings
  5. - Oh Happy Day

TV Series

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After Hours

After Hours

Directed by: Thomas Lavoie

Strictly Personal

Strictly Personal

Both Sides

Both Sides

Directed by: Danielle Williamson

Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe

Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe

Directed by: Fred C. Brannon

Adventure

Adventure

Days to next April 28

If April 28, 1953 is your birthday you're 67 years, 4 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking

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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.

The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk

The Caine Mutiny

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The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon …

The Second Happiest Day by John Phillips

The Second Happiest Day

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copyright date uncertain. Blue book with chain design and black spine. with white lettering. Published by Harper.

Kiss Me Again, Stranger by Daphne du Maurier

Kiss Me Again, Stranger

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Kiss me again, stranger: A collection of eight stories, long and short

The World And The West by Arnold Toynbee

The World And The West

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The world and the West


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