Sunday 18 January 1953
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
In UK You Belong To Me by Jo Stafford was in the top 5 hits.
Niagara, directed by Henry Hathaway, 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.
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Which were the important events of 18 January 1953 ?
- Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
- Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
- Xavier Cantat: French environmentalist, Bertrand Cantat's brother and companion of French Minister Cécile Duflot.
- Barbara Monk-Feldman: Canadian composer whose music has been performed by internationally renowned artists such as Frederic Rzewski, Yvar Mikhashoff and Jan Williams.
- Patrick Halpin: American politician.
- Brett Hudson: American singer-songwriter and producer (Hudson Brothers).
- Peter Moon: Australian comedian and actor.
- Brett Hudson in Portland: Oregon, USA; comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show).
- Louise Suggs wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open.
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