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Happy Birthday Diehard! 4/17

Discussion in 'Personal News & Announcements' started by Steppinstone, Apr 17, 2004.

  1. Steppinstone

    Steppinstone Thread Starter

    Aug 18, 2002
    You have been MIA since 2/23/04 sure hope all is going well in your life!
    Have a wonderful Birthday!
    Taking you back to 1953!

    Friday, April 17, 1953
    Top News Headlines This Week:
    Apr 17 - Mickey Mantle hits a 565' (172 m) HR in Wash DC's Griffith Stadium Apr 18 - "Pal Joey" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 542 performances Apr 19 - Louise Suggs wins LPGA San Diego Golf Open Apr 19 - WAFB TV channel 9 in Baton Rouge, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting Apr 20 - 57th Boston Marathon won by Keizo Yamada of Japan in 2:18:51 Apr 23 - General Charles P Cabell, USAF, becomes deputy director of CIA
    Top Songs for 1953
    I'm Walking Behind You by Eddie Fisher Song from Moulin Rouge by Percy Faith
    You You You by Ames Brothers Don't Let the Stars Get In Your Eyes by Perry Como
    Vaya Con Dios by Les Paul & Mary Ford No Other Love by Perry Como
    Rags to Riches by Tony Bennett The Doggie In the Window by Patti Page
    Till I Waltz Again with You by Teresa Brewer St. George and the Dragonet by Stan Freberg

    1953 Prices US President
    Bread: $0.16/loaf Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Milk: $0.94/gal US Vice President
    Eggs: $0.75/doz Richard M. Nixon
    Car: $1,850 Academy Award Winners
    Gas: $0.29/gal Best Picture: From Here To Eternity
    Directed By Fred Zinnemann
    Best Actor: William Holden
    in Stalag 17
    Best Actress: Audrey Hepburn
    in Roman Holiday

    House: $17,400
    Stamp: $0.03/ea
    Avg Income: $4,706/yr
    Min Wage: $0.75/hr
    DOW Avg: 281
    People born on April 17
    1894 - Nikita S Khrushchev Soviet leader (1953-64)
    1923 - Harry Reasoner Dakota City Iowa, newscaster (60 Minutes, ABC, CBS)
    1951 - Olivia Hussey Buenos Aires, actress (Romeo & Juliet, Death on Nile)

    On TV in 1953
    This Is Your Life I Married Joan The Milton Berle Show The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show The Jackie Gleason Show
    General Electric Theatre The Buick Circus Hour Private Secretary The Life of Riley Our Miss Brooks

    Hot New Toys in 1953
    Plastic Army Men

    Top Books in 1953
    The Mirror and the Lamp by Meyer Howard Abrams Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
    The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow Secret of the Andes by Ann Nolan Clark
  2. Sooky 47

    Sooky 47 Gone and dearly missed

    Nov 6, 2001
    HBirthday Diehard, Hope it's was a good one! (y)

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