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Tuesday 31 March 1953

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sean Hopper and Greg Martin in Louisville. In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Glen or Glenda, directed by Edward D. Wood Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Eye Witness.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Eye Witness

Starring: Wesley Addy, Joseph Anthony, Fay Bainter, Lee Bowman

Country: United States

Romper Room and Friends

Starring: Sally Claster Gelbard, Bruce Edward Hall, Molly McCloskey, Nancy Claster

Country: United States

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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Your Favorite Story

Starring: Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States

Movies

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

Glen or Glenda

Directed by: Edward D. Wood Jr.

Starring: Edward D. Wood Jr., Bela Lugosi, Lyle Talbot

Country: United States

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Fear and Desire

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Frank Silvera, Paul Mazursky, Kenneth Harp

Country: United States

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The Hitch-Hiker

Directed by: Ida Lupino

Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy, William Talman

Country: United States

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I Confess

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, Karl Malden

Country: United States

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Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Leslie Caron, Mel Ferrer, Jean-Pierre Aumont

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 March 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
  • Saint Benjamin
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sean Hopper: California, United States -- Rock keyboardist (Huey Lewis & The News).
  • Greg Martin in Louisville: Kentucky, USA; singer (Kentucky Headhunters - "Davy Crockett").
  • Patrick Henry: French kidnapper and murderer tried for the murder of a child Philippe Bertrand, a seven-year-old boy, in January 1976.
  • Dennis Kamakahi: American guitarist and composer (d. 2014).
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Facts:
  • Department of Health, Education & Welfare established
  • US Department of Health, Education and Welfare established.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Coronation fashions
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rosalind Russell -- Mar. 30, 1953
  • Life: Elaine Stewart

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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The Sea Around Us

By: Rachel Carson

Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us is one of the most remarkably successful books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on ...

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My Island Home

By: James Norman Hall

Book by James Norman Hall

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The Silver Chalice

By: Thomas B. Costain

Distinguished historian and past master of fiction, Thomas B. Costain has turned his prodigious talent to biblical times to weave an exciting and inspirational story about the Cup used by Christ at the Last Supper with His Disciples.

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