Friday 28 August 1953

US date format: 8/28/1953, UK date format: 28/8/1953

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 28, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alex Lifeson and Peter Stormare. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. City of Bad Men, directed by Harmon Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while North From Malaya by William O. Douglas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Broken Horseshoe.
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Movies

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City of Bad Men

Directed by: Harmon Jones

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Dale Robertson, Richard Boone, Lloyd Bridges

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Half a Hero

Directed by: Don Weis

Starring: Red Skelton, Jean Hagen, Charles Dingle, Willard Waterman

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Cat-Women of the Moon

Directed by: Arthur Hilton

Starring: Sonny Tufts, Victor Jory, Marie Windsor, Susan Morrow

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I Vitelloni

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Alberto Sordi, Franco Fabrizi, Franco Interlenghi, Leopoldo Trieste

Country: United States of America

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Plunder of the Sun

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Glenn Ford, Diana Lynn, Patricia Medina, Francis L. Sullivan

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TV Series

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The Broken Horseshoe

Directed by: Martyn C. Webster

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Bonino

My Favorite Husband

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On Your Way

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
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Facts:
  • Me & Juliet opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 358 performances
  • Nippon Television broadcasts Japan's first television show, including its first TV advertisement.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1953 ?

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Frankie Laine - I Believe
  2. The Song From The Moulin Rouge - Mantovani
  3. Terry's Theme (From 'Limelight') - Frank Chacksfield
  4. I'm Walking Behind You - Eddie Fisher With Sally Sweetland
  5. Ron Goodwin - Terry's Theme (From 'Limelight')

Books

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

North From Malaya

By: William O. Douglas

The author, an associate justice of the Supreme Court, was a traveler, mountaineer and political commentator. In this analysis, he presents a practicable master plan for a free Asia.

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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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Major Campaign Speeches

By: Adlai Stevenson

US History & Politics, American History & Studies, Non-Fiction

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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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