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MIDI: I´m Walking Behind You By: Eddie Fisher © By: Original Artist
The Soviet Union and Israel reestablish diplomatic relations.
The Soviet government demands that the United States stop the distribution of
free food in East Berlin. In Washington D.C., U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower
requests the Soviet government allow the U. S. to send $15 million in aid for
East Berlin. In California, Lieutenant Colonel William Barns establishes the
air speed record at 715.7 miles per hour.
In Managua, Central American states
convene and agree to fight Communism. Guatemala was absent from the discussions.
This year in sports, the Yankees defeat the Dodgers to win their
fifth World Series in a row. The Braves move from Boston to Milwaukee. Detroit defeats
Cleveland 17-16 to become the National League Football Champions. In Tennis, Australia
wins its fourth straight Davis Cup as Ken Rosewall defeats Vic Siexas. Siexas, however,
wins the men´s singles title at Wimbledon. In the NBA, Minneapolis wins over New York
and Neil Johnston of Philadelphia becomes this year´s scoring leader.
Rocky Marciano KO´s Joe Walcott in the first round.
"Dark Star" wins the Kentucky Derby.
On TV in 1953
Ford Theatre, Lux Video Theatre, The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, You Bet Your Life,,, Arthur Godfrey´s Talent Scouts,
Goodyear TV Playhouse, Strike it Rich, The Red Skelton Show, Amos ´n´ Andy, Life with Luigi,
The Colgate Comedy Hour, Treasury Men in Action, What's My Line, Our Miss Brooks, Pabst Blue Ribbon Bouts,
The Lone Ranger, American Bandstand - September 1952 - Host: Bob Horn - Aired on WFIL-TV, General Electric Theatre, I Love Lucy, Texaco Star Theater,
The Roy Rogers Show, Arthur Godfrey and His Friends, I Married Joan, The Big Story The Toast of the Town,
Dragnet, Philco TV Playhouse, The Milton Berle Show, Fireside Theatre, Martin Kane, Private Eye,
The Life of Riley, Your Show of Shows, All Star Revue, Mama, The Jack Benny Show
The Jackie Gleason Show, Your Hit Parade, Gilette Cavalcade of Sports, Private Secretary, The Red Buttons Show,
Gangbusters, Kraft Television Theatre, The Buick Circus Hour, This Is Your Life
Cost Of Living In 1953
|Gallon of Milk
|Loaf of Bread
|Min. Wage Hour
|Gallon of Gas
Back in 1953, the popular songs of that time
were: "I Believe" performed by Frankie Laine; "No Other Love"
performed by Perry Como;
"O Mein Papa" sung by Eddie Fisher and as
well as "Oh" by Pee Wee Hunt. Also topping the musical
charts that year were: "Pretend" by Nat King Cole;
"Rags to Riches" by Tony Bennett; "Tell Me You´re Mine" by Gaylords; and the
ever popular "You,You,You" by The Ames Brothers. "I´m Walking Behind You"
by Eddie Fisher. "Don´t Let the Stars Get In Your Eyes" by Perry Como.
"Vaya Con dios" by Les Paul & Mary Ford. "Till I Waltz Again with You"
by Teresa Brewer. "No Other Love" by Perry Como. "The Doggie In the Window"
by Patti Page. "St. George and the Dragonet" by Stan Freberg.
New Toys in 1953
Plastic Army Men
Best Movie: "From here To Eternity" - Directed by Fred Zinnemann
Best Actor: William Holden - "Stalag 17"
Best Actress: Audrey Hepburn - "Roman Holiday"
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