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Thursday 8 January 1953

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Emil Lips and Bruce Sutter. In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. The Little World of Don Camillo, directed by Julien Duvivier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The High And The Mighty by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Your Favorite Story.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Life of Riley

Starring: William Bendix

Country: United States

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The Ernie Kovacs Show

Starring: Ernie Kovacs

Country: United States

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Terry and the Pirates

Starring: John Baer, William Tracy, Jack Reitzen, Gloria Saunders

Country: United States

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Omnibus

Starring: Alistair Cooke

Country: United States

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My Hero

Starring: Robert Cummings, Julie Bishop, John Litel

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon

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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Come Back, Little Sheba

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth, Terry Moore

Country: United States

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Against All Flags

Directed by: George Sherman

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Emil Lips: Since his 17th year he has been studying the philosophy of religion, esoteric teachings, parapsychology and also Buddhist, Hindu, Sufi and Christian meditation practices.
  • Bruce Sutter: American baseball player.
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Facts:
  • Indians bar night games with Browns (who refuse to share TV receipts)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: 15000 house
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Queen Elizabeth II, Woman of the Year -- Jan. 5, 1953
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Books

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

The High And The Mighty

By: Ernest K. Gann

A novel of drama and suspense exposes the innermost thoughts of 20 passengers on an ill-fated flight

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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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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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From Here To Eternity

By: James Jones

Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941. Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler. But when he refuses to join the company's boxing team, he gets "the treatment" that may

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