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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. Jhansi Ki Rani, directed by Sohrab Modi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Houses In Between by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Face the Music.
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What the sky looked like on 9 January 1953

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Jhansi Ki Rani

Directed by: Sohrab Modi

Starring: Mehtab, Sohrab Modi, Mubarak, Ulhas

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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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Flat Top

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Richard Carlson, William Phipps, John Bromfield

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Ghost Ship

Directed by: Vernon Sewell

Starring: Dermot Walsh, Hazel Court, Hugh Burden, John Robinson

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TV Series

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

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

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Operation Diplomat

Directed by: John Guillermin

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Der Polizeibericht meldet...

Written by: Wolfgang Menge, Jürgen Roland, Cay-Dietrich Voss

Starring: Carl Breuer

Talent Patrol

Your Favorite Story

Starring: Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1953 ?

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

The Houses In Between

By: Howard Spring

by Howard Spring

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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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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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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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