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Friday 16 January 1953

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Jay Mathews and Scott Klug. 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 Cross And The Crown by Norman Beasley 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 ?

Niagara

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 January 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
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Facts:
  • KXLY TV channel 4 in Spokane, WA (ABC / CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Egyptian Premier General Naguib disbands all political parties.
  • 27th Australian Womens Tennis: Maureen Connolly beat J Sampson (6-3, 6-2).
  • 41st Australian Mens Tennis: Ken Rosewall beats Mervyn Rose (6-0, 6-3, 6-4).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Attire for Majorca fashion
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Thornton Wilder -- Jan. 12, 1953
  • Life: 15000 house

Books

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

The Cross And The Crown

By: Norman Beasley

A History of christian Science until 1910 and of its founder mary Baker Eddy. No non-Scientist could rread this book without a gaining a greater respect for mrs.

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Don Camillo And His Flock

By: Giovanni Guareschi

Set against the post-war backdrop of a rural village in the Emilia-Romagna, this is the second in a new series of hilarious and incisive Don Camillo anthologies, which offer 215 stories

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A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

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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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