Wednesday 7 January 1953, Orthodox Christmas
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Earl Wilber and Marcel Joller.
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.
On TV people were watching Your Favorite Story.
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- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Earl Wilber: Force "Wire" Lindo; rocker (Bob Marley and the Wailers).
- Marcel Joller: Swiss actor, clown and cabaret entertainer billed as the "literary clown.
- Leslie Mándoki: Hungarian musician, a drummer and percussionist with the group Dschinghis Khan, and as a solo artist.
- Robert Longo: American painter and sculptor.
- Morris Titanic: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
- Osa Johnson: American director and explorer (d. 1953).
- US President Harry Truman announces development of the hydrogen bomb.
- President Harry Truman announces that the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb.
- President Harry S. Truman announces the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb.
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