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Monday 28 December 1953

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robert Pittman and Richard Clayderman pianist (Amour. In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. David and Bathsheba, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while Man, Time And Fossils by Ruth E. Moore was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Spike Jones Show.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Spike Jones Show

Starring: Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Earl Bennett, Freddy Morgan

Country: United States

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Mr. District Attorney

Written by: Phillips Lord

Starring: David Brian

Country: United States

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Meet Corliss Archer

Starring: Ann Baker, Mary Brian, John Eldredge, Robert Ellis

Country: United States

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The Pinky Lee Show

Starring: Pinky Lee

Country: United States

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Passport to Danger

Written by: Robert C. Dennis

Starring: Cesar Romero

Country: United States

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Movies

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

David and Bathsheba

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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The Long, Long Trailer

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Marjorie Main

Country: United States

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The Wild One

Directed by: Laslo Benedek

Starring: Marlon Brando, Mary Murphy, Robert Keith

Country: United States

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Knights of the Round Table

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States

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Hondo

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: John Wayne, Geraldine Page, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robert Pittman: TV executive / developer (MTV).
  • Richard Clayderman pianist (Amour: Romantic America).
  • Richard Clayderman: French pianist (easy listening) particularly famous in Asia.
  • Charlie Pierce: American journalist and author of non-fiction works, Pierce has written feature articles and sports columns for such periodicals as Esquire, The Atlantic Monthly, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, New York Times and the Los Angeles Times.
  • Robin McGraw: Self-Help Author.
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Facts:
  • WLBT TV channel 3 in Jackson, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Four great churches
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Grandma Moses -- Dec. 28, 1953
  • Life: Canasta pajamas

Books

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

Man, Time And Fossils

By: Ruth E. Moore

Man, Time, & Fossils: The Story Of Evolution, by Moore, Ruth

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The Lady Of Arlington

By: Harnett T. Kane

the lady of arlington

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A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

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The High And The Mighty

By: Ernest K. Gann

A novel of drama and suspense exposes the innermost thoughts of 20 passengers on an ill-fated flight

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