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Friday 9 January 1953

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 9, 1953). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Javad Alizadeh and David Hewson. 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 Old Man And The Sea by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Face the Music.
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Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, Max Showalter

Country: United States

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Last of the Comanches

Directed by: André De Toth

Starring: Broderick Crawford, Barbara Hale, Johnny Stewart, Lloyd Bridges

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Battle Zone

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: John Hodiak, Linda Christian, Stephen McNally, Martin Milner

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The Assassin

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Richard Todd, Eva Bartok, John Gregson, George Coulouris

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The Hour of 13

Directed by: Harold French

Starring: Peter Lawford, Dawn Addams, Roland Culver, Derek Bond

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TV Series

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Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

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Operation Diplomat

Directed by: John Guillermin

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All Aboard

Directed by: Fred Levine

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Huckleberry Finn

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

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The Pickwick Papers

Directed by: Warwick Gilbert

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Historical Events

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  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Korean ferryboat Chang Tyong-Ho sank off Pusan killing 249
  • Bevo Francis, Rio Grande College, scores 116 points in basketball game.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 09, 1953 - Geocentric view

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The Old Man And The Sea

By: Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down

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The Great Enterprise

By: H.A. Overstreet


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The Last Resorts

By: Cleveland Amory

story about the eccentric Mrs. Spencer and her beloved piglet "Rosie"

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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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