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 Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1953 ?

  •  Esquire Magazine cover Esquire
  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Mamie Eisenhower -- Jan. 19, 1953 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Mamie Eisenhower -- Jan. 19, 1953
  •  Cabinet designates Life
    Cabinet designates
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas

The Robe

by Lloyd C. Douglas


A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set against the vividly limned background of ancient Rome.

The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain

The Silver Chalice

by Thomas B. Costain


The Silver Chalice recounts the story of Basil, a young silversmith, who is commissioned by the apostle Luke to fashion a holder for the cup Jesus used at the Last Supper.

Desiree by Annemarie Selinko

Desiree

by Annemarie Selinko


"An epic love story...irresistible reading." -Chicago Tribune To be young, in France, and in love: fourteen year old Desiree can't believe her good fortune.

Battle Cry by Leon M. Uris

Battle Cry

by Leon M. Uris


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53 IBM Electronic Calculator Computer Corning Glass (1953)53 IBM Electronic Calculator Computer Corning Glass (1953)
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Remington Rand ERA 1103 Computer System (1953)Remington Rand ERA 1103 Computer System (1953)
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