1953 was the year Joseph Stalin died of a stroke and Krushchev emerged as leader of the U. S. S. R., Polio vaccine was announced, Hilary and Tensing climbed Everest. The coronation of Elizabeth II was televised. Senator Joseph McCarthy outraged many Americans when he claimed that former President Truman aided Communists. In science the structure of DNA was decoded in an historic genetic discovery. In fads and fashion 3-D movies became the rage. In sport Rocky Marciano twice defended his heavyweight crown. Maureen Connolly was the woman to win all four Grand Slam events in tennis in a single year. In golf Ben Hogan won the Masters, U. S. Open and the British Open. At the Academy Awards 'From Here To Eternity' gained four Oscars, Best Film, Best Director, Fred Zimmerman, Best Supporting Actor, Frank Sinatra, and Best Supporting Actress, Donna Reed. The Best Actor Award went to William Holden for 'Stalag 17' and Best Actress to Audrey Hepburn for 'Roman Holiday'. The box office parade was led by 'The Robe', the first movie in CinemaScope, the Western classic, 'Shane', starring Alan Ladd and 'How To Marry A Millionaire', starring Marilyn Monroe who also popped up in 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes', with Jane Russell, On television 'The Adventures of Superman' made it's debut, as did Lucille Ball's baby in 'I Love Lucy' In the world of books Ian Fleming introduced the character of James Bond in 'Casino Royale' and Hugh Hefner began publication of 'Play Boy' magazine.
1953 was the year Joseph Stalin died of a stroke and Krushchev emerged as leader of the U. S. S. R., Polio vaccine was announced, Hilary and Tensing climbed Everest. The coronation of Elizabeth II was televised. Senator Joseph McCarthy outraged many Americans when he claimed that former President Truman aided Communists. In science the structure of DNA was decoded in an historic genetic discovery. In fads and fashion 3-D movies became the rage. In sport Rocky Marciano twice defended his heavyweight crown. Maureen Connolly was the woman to win all four Grand Slam events in tennis in a single year. In golf Ben Hogan won the Masters, U. S. Open and the British Open. At the Academy Awards 'From Here To Eternity' gained four Oscars, Best Film, Best Director, Fred Zimmerman, Best Supporting Actor, Frank Sinatra, and Best Supporting Actress, Donna Reed. The Best Actor Award went to William Holden for 'Stalag 17' and Best Actress to Audrey Hepburn for 'Roman Holiday'. The box office parade was led by 'The Robe', the first movie in CinemaScope, the Western classic, 'Shane', starring Alan Ladd and 'How To Marry A Millionaire', starring Marilyn Monroe who also popped up in 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes', with Jane Russell, On television 'The Adventures of Superman' made it's debut, as did Lucille Ball's baby in 'I Love Lucy' In the world of books Ian Fleming introduced the character of James Bond in 'Casino Royale' and Hugh Hefner began publication of 'Play Boy' magazine.
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Best Years Of Our Lives 1953 / Various
Artist: Best Years Of Our Lives 1953 / Various
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1. The Song from Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart?) Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Vocal: Felicia Sanders
2. You, You, You - Vocals: The Ames Brothers with Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra
3. Rags to Riches - Vocal: Tony Bennett with Percy Faith and His Orchestra
4. The Doggie in the Window - Vocal: Patti Page with. Jack Rael and His Orchestra
5. Till I Waltz Again with You - Vocal : Teresa Brewer with Jack Pleis and His Orchestra
6. I'm Walking Behind You - Vocal: Eddie Fisher with Sally Sweetlamd and Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra
7. Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes - Vocal: Perry Como with the Ramblers and Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
8. No Other Love - Vocal: Perry Como with Henri Rene and His Orchestra
9. I Believe - Vocal: Frankie Laine with Paul Weston and His Orchestra 1
10. Tell Me You're Mine - Vocals: The Gaylords with Ronnie Vincent and His Orchestra 1
11. Many Times - Vocal: Eddie Fisher with Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra 1
12. Keep It a Secret - Vocal: Jo, Stafford with Paul Weston and His Orchestra 1
13. P.S. I Love You - Vocals: The Hill Toppers, Featuring Jimmy Sacca 1
14. Crying in the Chapel - Vocal: June Valli with Joe Reisman and His Orchestra 1
15. Oh ! Happy Day - Vocal: Don Howard with Guitar Accompaniment 1
16. Why Don't You Believe Me? - Vocals: Patti Page with Vocal Group and Jack Rael and His Orchestra 1
17. Bye, Bye, Blues - Tex Beneke and the Glenn Miller Orchestra 1
18. Seven Lonely Nights - Vocals: Georgia Gibbs with the Yale Brothers and Glenn Osser and His Orchestra 1
19. Anna - Vocals: Silvana Mangano with Vocal Group and Instrumental Accompaniment 2
20. Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me - Vocal: Karen Chandler with Jack Pleis and His Orchestra 2
21. (Terry's Theme from) "Limelight" - Frank Chacksfield and His Orchestra 2
22. Downhearted - Vocal: Eddie Fisher with Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra 2
23. Selections from the May 1953 Broadway Cast Recording of Cole Porter's "Pal Joey" 2
24. Introduction: Milton Rosenstock and the Orchestra 2
25. C'est Magnifique - Vocals: Lilo and Peter Cookson 2
26. I Am in Love - Vocal: Peter Cookson 2
27. Allez-Vous en (Go Away) - Vocal: Lilo 2
28. It's All Right with Me - Vocal: Peter Cookson 2
29. I Love Paris - Vocals: Lilo and Ensemble 3
30. Can-Can - Vocals: Lilo and Women's Chorus

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1953 was the year Joseph Stalin died of a stroke and Krushchev emerged as leader of the U. S. S. R., Polio vaccine was announced, Hilary and Tensing climbed Everest. The coronation of Elizabeth II was televised. Senator Joseph McCarthy outraged many Americans when he claimed that former President Truman aided Communists. In science the structure of DNA was decoded in an historic genetic discovery. In fads and fashion 3-D movies became the rage. In sport Rocky Marciano twice defended his heavyweight crown. Maureen Connolly was the woman to win all four Grand Slam events in tennis in a single year. In golf Ben Hogan won the Masters, U. S. Open and the British Open. At the Academy Awards 'From Here To Eternity' gained four Oscars, Best Film, Best Director, Fred Zimmerman, Best Supporting Actor, Frank Sinatra, and Best Supporting Actress, Donna Reed. The Best Actor Award went to William Holden for 'Stalag 17' and Best Actress to Audrey Hepburn for 'Roman Holiday'. The box office parade was led by 'The Robe', the first movie in CinemaScope, the Western classic, 'Shane', starring Alan Ladd and 'How To Marry A Millionaire', starring Marilyn Monroe who also popped up in 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes', with Jane Russell, On television 'The Adventures of Superman' made it's debut, as did Lucille Ball's baby in 'I Love Lucy' In the world of books Ian Fleming introduced the character of James Bond in 'Casino Royale' and Hugh Hefner began publication of 'Play Boy' magazine.