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4. Outside of Heaven - Eddie Fisher 30th January 1953 for 1 week.

As January drew to a close, this Eddie Fisher song became the third consecutive chart topper to enjoy only one week at the top with the grammatically incorrect, “ 342 more words


3. Comes Along a Love - Kay Starr 23rd January 1953 for 1 week.

Kay Starr was the first and only full blooded Red Indian to top the UK charts in January 1953 with this hit. Born on a reservation in Dougherty, Oklahoma on July 21st 1922 Katherine Laverne Starks was the only daughter of Harry, a full blooded Iroquois Indian and Annie, a mixed Irish and American Indian heritage. 499 more words


The Moon gets a satellite

1953 August 21, Illyrien Space Center

The last time we considered this topic, we had tried, unsuccessfully to orbit a small science probe. That probe has since left both Earth and Moon SOI and been lost to the cosmos. 137 more words

Mission Update

2. You Belong To Me – Jo Stafford 17th January 1953 for 1 week.

Jo Elizabeth Stafford was born on the 12th November 1917 in Coalinga, California. In the early years Jo wanted to become an opera singer and studied voice as a child, however she abandoned the idea to join her sisters Christine and Pauline in a popular vocal group, “The Stafford Sisters” who performed regularly on the Los Angeles radio station KHJ. 735 more words


Cokkils by Sydney Goodsir Smith

Doun through the sea
A rain o’ cokkils, shells
Rains doun
Frae the ceaseless on-ding
O’ the reefs abune

Slawlie through millennia
Biggan on the ocean bed… 67 more words