Monday 5 January 1953
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pamela Sue Martin in Westport and Jim Gantner.
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 The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Your Favorite Story.
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- Mungday (Discordianism)
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
- The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Pamela Sue Martin in Westport: Connecticut, USA; actress (Nancy Drew, Fallon - Dynasty).
- Jim Gantner: American baseball player with the Milwaukee Brewers.
- Steve Archer: American singer-songwriter and producer (The Archers).
- Pamela Martin: American actress.
- Mike Rann: English-Australian journalist and politician 44th Premier of South Australia.
- George Tenet: American civil servant, university professor and 18th Director of Central Intelligence
- Samuel Beckett's play ''Waiting For Godot'' has its first public stage première in French as ''En attendant Godot'' at the Théâtre de Babylone in Paris.
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