Friday 2 January 1953
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits.
My Cousin Rachel, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953
while East Of Eden by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
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- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
- Manfred Wittke: German footballer.
- Vincent Racaniello: American virologist author and academic.
- Jacques Tichelaar: Dutch educator and politician.
- NBA Baltimore Bullets begin a 32 game road losing streak
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