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Have a Great Birthday! Let's take you back a spell!!


Wednesday, April 01, 1953
Top News Headlines This Week:
Apr 1 - J van Bale appointed governor of New Guinea Apr 1 - KXMC TV channel 13 in Minot, ND (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting Apr 1 - Walcott Worrell & Weekes all make centuries in innings v India Apr 2 - Raab forms his 1st government in Austria Apr 4 - KFDA TV channel 10 in Amarillo, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting Apr 5 - WEYI TV channel 25 in Saginaw, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting
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 1
1939 - Ali MacGraw, Pound Ridge NY, actress (Love Story, Goodbye Columbus)
1932 - Debbie Reynolds, El Paso Texas, actress (Singin' in the Rain)
1928 - Jane Powell Portland Oregon, singer/actress (7 Brides for 7 Brothers)

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
 

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Happy Birthday Rhett !!!! Have a wonderful day!! :D
 

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Didn't see this one when I posted in Harry's. But the wishes are the same. Happy B Day Rhett
 

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Happy birthday C! :) Hope you have a good one!!! :) Take care! angel

51...51...phew....51....does sound ancient compared to my 47....47.... :D
 

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Happy Birthday Rhett!
 

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All the best on your birthday Rhett! :)
 

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Happy Belated birthday to you !
Hope it was a good one!
:eek: Lu
 

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