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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 1953.
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 on March 1953: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1953?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1953 KAUZ TV channel 6 in Wichita Falls, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 02 Mar 1953 The Academy Awards are first broadcast on television by NBC.
  • 03 Mar 1953 Boston Braves, who own Milwaukee minor league franchise, block Saint Louis Browns' attempt to shift their franchise to Milwaukee.
  • 06 Mar 1953 Malenkov becomes chairman of the USSR.
  • 08 Mar 1953 WFMJ TV channel 21 in Youngstown, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 09 Mar 1953 Josef Stalin buried in Moscow.
  • 11 Mar 1953 1st woman army doctor commissioned (FM Adams)
  • 13 Mar 1953 The United Nations Security Council nominates Dag Hammarskjöld as United Nations Secretary General.
  • 14 Mar 1953 KOLR TV channel 10 in Springfield, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 15 Mar 1953 West Germany loses in soccer to the Netherlands, 2-1
  • 17 Mar 1953 WBAY TV channel 2 in Green Bay, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 18 Mar 1953 Boston Braves move to Milwaukee
  • 19 Mar 1953 25th Academy Awards: Greatest Show on Earth, Gary Cooper and Shirley Booth win (first time televised).
  • 20 Mar 1953 Senator Edwin C Johnson offers a bill to give clubs the sole
  • 21 Mar 1953 NBA record 106 fouls and 12 players foul out (Boston Celtics - Syracuse Nationals).
  • 22 Mar 1953 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Betsy Rawls Golf Open.
  • 24 Mar 1953 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 25 Mar 1953 26 – ''Lari Massacre'' in Kenya: Mau Mau rebels kill up to 150 Kikuyu natives.
  • 26 Mar 1953 Salk Polio vaccine announced
  • 27 Mar 1953 21 die in a train crash in Conneaut, Ohio, USA.
  • 28 Mar 1953 New Faces (of 1952) closes at Royale Theater NYC after 365 performances
  • 29 Mar 1953 A fire at the Littlefield Nursing Home in Largo, Florida kills 33 persons, including singer-songwriter Arthur Fields.
  • 31 Mar 1953 US Department of Health, Education and Welfare established.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in March 1953?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - No Help Wanted
  2. - Tell Me A Story
  3. - Seven Lonely Days
  4. - Caravan
  5. - I'm Sitting On Top of the World

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes
  2. - She Wears Red Feathers
  3. - Outside Of Heaven
  4. - Because You're Mine
  5. - Now

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Cruel Sea

The Cruel Sea

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Charles Frend

Starring: Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, John Stratton, Denholm Elliott

Country: United States of America

Lili

Lili

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Charles Walters

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

Country: United States of America

White Mane

White Mane

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Albert Lamorisse

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

The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Byron Haskin

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

Country: United States of America

Titanic

Titanic

Release year: 1953

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Clifton Webb, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner, Audrey Dalton

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1953?
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Golden Admiral by Francis Van Wyck Mason

Golden Admiral

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Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

The Last Resorts by Cleveland Amory

The Last Resorts

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

Steamboat Gothic by Frances Parkinson Keyes

Steamboat Gothic

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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.

Remember These Things by Paul Harvey

Remember These Things

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Book by Harvey, Paul

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

East of Eden

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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 …