By Chris D. and Marcelo P.

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1953 was a year of change, planes continued to replace trains and boats as sources of long distance transportation. Televisions also replaced the radio as a major source of entertainment. Also people began to become more concerned of their health so cigarette companies began putting filters on cigarettes for the first time. In addition to this, the drought continued to worsen in the Midwest.
26th Annual Academy Awards
Best Picture: From Here to Eternity
Best Actress: Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday
Best Actor: William Holden in Stalag 17

Emmy Awards:
Best Drama: U.S. Steel Hour
Best Comedy: I Love Lucy

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The 1950's