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Saturday 31 January 1953

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aart Mol and Didier Gomez. In UK You Belong To Me by Jo Stafford was in the top 5 hits. The Naked Spur, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Last Resorts by Cleveland Amory was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Private Secretary.
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TV Series

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

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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The Ernie Kovacs Show

Starring: Ernie Kovacs

Country: United States

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Terry and the Pirates

Starring: John Baer, William Tracy, Jack Reitzen, Gloria Saunders

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Naked Spur

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Janet Leigh, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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Peter Pan

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Bobby Driscoll, Kathryn Beaumont, Hans Conried

Country: United States

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Niagara

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters

Country: United States

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The Little World of Don Camillo

Directed by: Julien Duvivier

Starring: Fernandel, Gino Cervi, Vera Talchi

Country: United States

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The Bad and the Beautiful

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Aart Mol: Dutch bassist (Catapult).
  • Didier Gomez: French interior architect and designer, one of his clients is Harrison Ford.
  • Ovidiu Lipan: Romanian drummer.
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Facts:
  • Princess Victoria capsized off Stanraer Scotland
  • NY, Cleveland, and Boston retaliate at Bill Veeck, forcing the Browns to play afternoon games to avoid sharing TV revenues
  • Hurricane-like winds flood Netherlands drowning nearly 2,000.
  • A North Sea flood causes over 1,800 deaths in the Netherlands.
  • February 1 – The North Sea flood of 1953 kills 1,836 people in the southwestern Netherlands (especially Zeeland), 307 in the United Kingdom in the Irish Sea.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Fashion stylist Sigrid Soelter
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George Humphrey -- Jan. 26, 1953
  • Life: Cabinet designates

Books

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

The Last Resorts

By: Cleveland Amory

story about the eccentric Mrs. Spencer and her beloved piglet "Rosie"

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The Cross And The Crown

By: Norman Beasley

A History of christian Science until 1910 and of its founder mary Baker Eddy. No non-Scientist could rread this book without a gaining a greater respect for mrs.

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The Wonderful Country

By: Tom Lea

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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The Velvet Doublet

By: James Street

Published by Doubleday, 1953, this First Edition BCE biography of Christopher Columbus measures 8 1/2" by 5 1/2". with 317 deckle edged pages.

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