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Tuesday 31 March 1953

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 31, 1953). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jacques Bascou and Patrick Henry (child murderer). In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Invaders from Mars, directed by William Cameron Menzies, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Velvet Doublet by James Street was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Both Sides.
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What the sky looked like on 31 March 1953

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

Invaders from Mars

Directed by: William Cameron Menzies

Starring: Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt, Leif Erickson

Country: United States

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White Mane

Directed by: Albert Lamorisse

Starring: Alain Emery, Laurent Roche, Clan-Clan, Pascal Lamorisse

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The War of the Worlds

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Robert Cornthwaite

Country: United States

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Man on a Tightrope

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Fredric March, Terry Moore, Gloria Grahame, Cameron Mitchell

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Trouble Along the Way

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: John Wayne, Donna Reed, Charles Coburn, Tom Tully

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TV Series

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

Both Sides

Directed by: Danielle Williamson

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Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe

Directed by: Fred C. Brannon

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Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

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The Plymouth Playhouse

Starring: Donald Cook

Country: United States

Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers

Starring: Cliff Robertson, Bruce Hall, Jack Weston, John Boruff

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 March 1953 ?

  • 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
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  • Department of Health, Education & Welfare established
  • US Department of Health, Education and Welfare established.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 31, 1953 - Geocentric view

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. April In Portugal - Les Baxter & His Orchestra
  2. Song From Moulin Rouge (Where is Your Heart) - Percy Faith & His Orchestra (Vocal Faliecia Sanders)
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Guy Mitchell - She Wears Red Feathers
  2. Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes - Perry Como & The Ramblers
  3. Eddie Fisher - Outside Of Heaven
  4. Al Martino - Now
  5. Mario Lanza - Because You're Mine


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

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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The Sojourner

By: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Rawlings' final novel The Sojourner is about the life of a man and his relationship to his family: a difficult mother who favors her other, first-born son and his relationship to

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The Stones Of The House

By: Theodore Morrison

1953 Viking 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket.

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The Colditz Story

By: P.R. Reid

Colditz Story

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