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, 1952, by Thomas Costain. Attractive leather-like hardcover with gilt design and lettering, 533 pages, published by International Collector's Library. [...]
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. [...]
Tell the world why Monday, 19 January 1953 is such a special date for you!