Tuesday 6 January 1953
It was Tuesday, 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.
The Little World of Don Camillo, directed by Julien Duvivier, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 January 1953 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Ian Frazer: Scottish-born Australian Scientist and the CEO and Director of Research of the Translational Research Institute.
- Malcolm Young: Scottish-Australian musician, a rhythm guitarist with the rock group "AC/DC.
- Michael Wilding: American noted family and actor, the son of Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Wilding.
- Thomas Mirow: German politician, former President of the European Bank.
- WKBN TV channel 27 in Youngstown, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting
- The first Asian Socialist Conference opens in Rangoon, Burma.
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