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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
directed by Henry Hathaway
starring: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters
- The Little World of Don Camillo
directed by Julien Duvivier
starring: Fernandel, Gino Cervi, Vera Talchi
- The Bad and the Beautiful
directed by Vincente Minnelli
starring: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon
- My Cousin Rachel
directed by Henry Koster
starring: Olivia de Havilland, Richard Burton, Audrey Dalton
- Against All Flags
directed by George Sherman
starring: Errol Flynn, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn
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Which were the important events of Monday, 19 January 1953 ?
- 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
Famous People born
Desi Arnaz Jr in Los Angeles
- 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.
: California, USA; actor (Craig - Here's Lucy, Fakeout, Joyride).
: Canadian politician
: English actress
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1953 ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 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.
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.
American Export Lines Andrea Doria WELCOME to the lovely new Andrea Doria (1953)
Voigtlander Vitessa Camera Action (1953)
Pard Dog Food Dachshund Tempt Your Dog (1953)
Tell the world why Monday, 19 January 1953 is such a special date for you!