Thursday 15 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 Boris Blank and Kent Hovind.
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 Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Your Favorite Story.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 January 1953 ?
- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Boris Blank: rocker (Yello).
- Kent Hovind: American evangelist.
- Ta-Tanisha: American actress.
- Chris D: American musician and writer; not well known but interesting.
- Randy White: NFL tackle (Dallas Cowboys).
- Viktor Patrick Vretblad: Composer, dies at 76.
- 16 car Federal Express train loses brakes and crashes in Washington DC station
- GDR Minister of Foreign Affairs Georg Dertingen arrested for espionage
- Sixteen-car Federal Express train loses brakes and crashes in Washington DC station.
- Georg Dertinger, foreign minister of East Germany, is arrested for spying.
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- Pretend - Ralph Marterie & His Orchestra
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