Saturday October 31, 1953, Halloween

US date format: 10/31/1953, UK date format: 31/10/1953

The day of the week was Saturday, under the astrological sign of Scorpio (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on October 31, 1953).

Famous birthdays on this day include Lionnel Astier and John Lucas II.

The number one song in US was You Alone by Perry Como. Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was #1 song in the UK.

A Day to Remember, directed by Ralph Thomas, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1953 while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Westward Ho!.

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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October 31, 1953 Events

What happened on October 31, 1953?


Historical Events

  • TV broadcasting begins in Belgium

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October 31, 1953 Famous Birthdays


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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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A Day to Remember

A Day to Remember

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Stanley Holloway, Joan Rice, Odile Versois, Donald Sinden

The Glass Web

The Glass Web

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, John Forsythe, Kathleen Hughes, Marcia Henderson

All the Brothers Were Valiant

All the Brothers Were Valiant

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger, Ann Blyth, Betta St. John

Tokyo Story

Tokyo Story

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Yasujirô Ozu

Starring: Chishû Ryû, Chieko Higashiyama, Sô Yamamura, Setsuko Hara

Country: United States of America

Calamity Jane

Calamity Jane

Release year: 1953

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Doris Day, Howard Keel, Allyn Ann McLerie, Philip Carey

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

What was the number one song on October 31, 1953? Which were the top hits on October 31, 1953?
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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - You Alone

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Look At That Girl
  2. - Where The Winds Blow
  3. - I Believe
  4. - Hey Joe
  5. - Terry's Theme (From 'Limelight')
Sport Games on October 31, 1953

Sport Games on October 31, 1953


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American Football
  • Green Bay Packers - Baltimore Colts : 35 - 24
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TV Series

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Westward Ho!

Westward Ho!

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Warwick Gilbert

Topper

Topper

Release year: 1953

Starring: Anne Jeffreys, Robert Sterling, Leo G. Carroll, Buck

Country: United States of America

Make Room for Daddy

Make Room for Daddy

Release year: 1953

Directed by: William Asher

Starring: Danny Thomas, Rusty Hamer, Marjorie Lord, Angela Cartwright

Country: United States of America

The Loretta Young Show

The Loretta Young Show

Release year: 1953

Starring: Loretta Young

Country: United States of America

Excursion

Excursion

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Martin Grof

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Books

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The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas

The Robe

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Flying Saucers From Outer Space by Donald Keyhoe

Flying Saucers From Outer Space

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The author argues that there are good reasons to believe in flying saucers. It explains the contradictions of some and hopes that it will help.

Too Late The Phalarope by Alan Paton

Too Late The Phalarope

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TOO LATE THE PHALAROPE takes place in South Africa as well as in its predecessor, CRY THE BELOVED COUNTRY. Like the earlier novel, TOO OLD THE PHALAROPE takes the lives of

A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall

A Man Called Peter

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Catherine Marshall, in the Preface to A Man Called Peter tells about a dream she had following Peter Marshall's passing. Peter was working in a rose-garden and said, "I!"

Sexual Behavior In The Human Female by Paul Kinsey

Sexual Behavior In The Human Female

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The first edition of Sexual Behavior in the Female Female was published in 1953, five year after the male volume.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 31, 1953?

On October 31, 1953 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is October 31, 1953?

On October 31, 1953 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 31, 1953?

On October 31, 1953 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 31, 1953?

On October 31, 1953 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 31, 1953?

On October 31, 1953 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 31, 1953?

On October 31, 1953 several famous people were born including, Lionnel Astier, John Lucas II, Don Winslow.

What was the number one song in October 31, 1953?

The number one song in the week of October 31, 1953 was You Alone by Perry Como in US and Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell in UK.

What were the top hits on October 31, 1953?

The top hits on October 31, 1953 were You Alone by Perry Como in US and Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell, Where The Winds Blow by Frankie Laine, I Believe by Frankie Laine in UK.