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Sunday 18 January 1953

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brett Hudson in Portland and Xavier Cantat. 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 Beyond The Himalayas by William O. Douglas 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 18 January 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
Famous Birthdays:
  • Brett Hudson in Portland: Oregon, USA; comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show).
  • Xavier Cantat: French environmentalist, Bertrand Cantat's brother and companion of French Minister Cécile Duflot.
  • Barbara Monk-Feldman: Canadian composer whose music has been performed by internationally renowned artists such as Frederic Rzewski, Yvar Mikhashoff and Jan Williams.
  • Patrick Halpin: American politician.
  • Brett Hudson: American singer-songwriter and producer (Hudson Brothers).
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Facts:
  • Louise Suggs wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open.

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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 ?

Beyond The Himalayas

By: William O. Douglas

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

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The Magic Lantern

By: Robert Carson

".an old-fashioned novel in the very best sense. It is rich and flavorful, it is compelling and enthralling, a story of a host of real people whose motivations and characteristics grow

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The Houses In Between

By: Howard Spring

THis is a Haddon Craftsman edition and is book club copy

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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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