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Friday 23 January 1953

1953-01-23

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). 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.
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Movies

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

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

Directed by: Julien Duvivier

Starring: Fernandel, Gino Cervi, Vera Talchi

Country: United States

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My Cousin Rachel

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Richard Burton, Audrey Dalton

Country: United States

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The Bad and the Beautiful

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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Come Back, Little Sheba

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth, Terry Moore

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Your Favorite Story

Starring: Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States

Rheingold Theatre

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Country: United States

Lash of the West

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

Country: United States

The Catholic Hour

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

Country: United States

The Life of Riley

Starring: William Bendix

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
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Facts:
  • NFL Dallas Texans become Baltimore Colts (later Indianapolis Colts).
  • Bobby Simpson makes first-class debut for New South Wales at age 16 years 357 days.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Cabinet designates
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mamie Eisenhower -- Jan. 19, 1953
  • Life: Attire for Majorca fashion

Books

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

The Silver Chalice

By: Thomas B. Costain

Distinguished historian and past master of fiction, Thomas B. Costain has turned his prodigious talent to biblical times to weave an exciting and inspirational story about the Cup used by Christ at the Last Supper with His Disciples.

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East Of Eden

By: John Steinbeck

A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authorsIn his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of ...

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Steamboat Gothic

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

This was the first of Frances Parkinson Keyes novels that I ever read. I was entranced with the Southern locale and the people depicted in the novel.

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The Caine Mutiny

By: Herman Wouk

The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon ...

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