Saturday 24 January 1953
It was Saturday, 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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Which were the important events of 24 January 1953 ?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- Joyce Hoen: Dutch astrologer and ISAR international vice-president representing the Netherlands.
- Yuri Bashmet: Russian violinist viola player and conductor.
- Tim Stoddard: American baseball player and coach.
- Matthew Wilder: American singer-songwriter and producer.
- Brian Matthews in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; actor (The Burning).
- [Karl R] Gerd von Rundstedt: Gen-field marshal (Normandy), dies at 77.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1953 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Four Knights - Oh, Happy Day
- Oh Happy Day - Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra
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