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Thursday 28 May 1953

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Gauthier and Arto Lindsay. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Julius Caesar, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while Steamboat Gothic by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Candid Camera.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Candid Camera

Starring: Allen Funt, Johnny Roventini

Country: United States

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Tonight!

Written by: Steve Allen, Sylvester L. Weaver Jr.

Starring: Skitch Henderson, Gene Rayburn, Steve Allen

Country: United States

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Private Secretary

Starring: Ann Sothern, Don Porter, Ann Tyrrell

Country: United States

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You Are There

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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The Life of Riley

Starring: William Bendix

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Julius Caesar

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Louis Calhern, Marlon Brando, James Mason

Country: United States

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Pickup on South Street

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

Starring: Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States

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It Came from Outer Space

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Richard Carlson, Barbara Rush, Charles Drake

Country: United States

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Young Bess

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Jean Simmons, Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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Bellissima

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Anna Magnani, Walter Chiari, Tina Apicella

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 May 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
  • Lanfranc
  • Bernard of Menthon
  • Augustine of Canterbury
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pierre Gauthier: Canadian ice hockey player and manager.
  • Arto Lindsay: American singer-songwriter guitarist producer (DNA The Golden Palominos The Lounge Lizards and Ambitious Lovers).
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Facts:
  • Premier of 1st animated 3-D cartoon in Technicolor-Melody
  • Premiere of first animated 3-D cartoon in Technicolor: Melody.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alcide de Gasperi -- May 25, 1953
  • Life: Arts in Midwest

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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East of Eden

By: John Steinbeck

A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authorsIn his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of ...

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Zorba The Greek

By: Nikos Kazantzakis

A stunning new translation of the classic book—and basis for the beloved Oscar-winning film—brings the clarity and beauty of Kazantzakis’s language and story alive.First

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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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