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Monday, 19 January 1953

1953-01-19

It was Monday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Niagara

Niagara

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters

Country: United States

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The Little World of Don Camillo

The Little World of Don Camillo

Directed by: Julien Duvivier

Starring: Fernandel, Gino Cervi, Vera Talchi

Country: United States

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The Bad and the Beautiful

The Bad and the Beautiful

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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My Cousin Rachel

My Cousin Rachel

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Richard Burton, Audrey Dalton

Country: United States

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Against All Flags

Against All Flags

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Errol Flynn, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Your Favorite Story

Your Favorite Story

Starring: Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States

Rheingold Theatre

Rheingold Theatre

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Country: United States

The Catholic Hour

The Catholic Hour

Starring: Carolyn Coates, Eleanor Phelps, Eugene Roche, Frederick Rolf

Country: United States

Lash of the West

Lash of the West

Starring: Lash La Rue, Cliff Taylor, John Martin, Al St. John

Country: United States

The Life of Riley

The Life of Riley

Starring: William Bendix

Country: United States

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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.
Famous People Born:
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.

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Magazine Covers

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

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

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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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 ...

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The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain

The Silver Chalice

By: Thomas B. Costain

An exciting and intimate fictionalized view of the early Christian Church.

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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.

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Battle Cry by Leon M. Uris

Battle Cry

By: Leon M. Uris

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