It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
  • NiagaraNiagara
    directed by Henry Hathaway
    starring: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters
  • The Little World of Don CamilloThe Little World of Don Camillo
    directed by Julien Duvivier
    starring: Fernandel, Gino Cervi, Vera Talchi
  • The Bad and the BeautifulThe Bad and the Beautiful
    directed by Vincente Minnelli
    starring: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon
  • My Cousin RachelMy Cousin Rachel
    directed by Henry Koster
    starring: Olivia de Havilland, Richard Burton, Audrey Dalton
  • Against All FlagsAgainst All Flags
    directed by George Sherman
    starring: Errol Flynn, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Monday, 19 January 1953 ?

Holidays
  • Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
  • Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
  • St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
  • The unofficial National Popcorn Day

Facts
  • Jesse Owens named Illinois Athletic Commission secretary.
  • 68% of all television sets in the United States are tuned in to I Love Lucy to watch Lucy give birth.

Famous People born
Desi Arnaz Jr in Los Angeles: California, USA; actor (Craig - Here's Lucy, Fakeout, Joyride).
Richard Legendre: Canadian politician
Linda Hayden: English actress

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Magazine

 Cabinet designates
Cabinet designates

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 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover

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 TIME Magazine Cover: Mamie Eisenhower -- Jan. 19, 1953
TIME Magazine Cover: Mamie Eisenhower -- Jan. 19, 1953
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Books

The Robe - Lloyd C. Douglas

The Robe - Lloyd C. Douglas

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Books

The Silver Chalice - Thomas B. Costain

The Silver Chalice - Thomas B. Costain

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Books

Desiree - Annemarie Selinko

Desiree - Annemarie Selinko

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Books

Battle Cry - Leon M. Uris

Battle Cry - Leon M. Uris

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Old Journal Ads

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Old Journal Ads

Sikorsky S-55 HO3S HRS S-51 Military Helicopter (1953)Sikorsky S-55 HO3S HRS S-51 Military Helicopter (1953)
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Old Journal Ads

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