Monday 19 January 1953
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Desi Arnaz Jr in Los Angeles and Desi Arnaz.
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 Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale 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 19 January 1953 ?
- Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
- Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
- St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
- The unofficial National Popcorn Day
- Desi Arnaz Jr in Los Angeles: California, USA; actor (Craig - Here's Lucy, Fakeout, Joyride).
- Desi Arnaz: American musician and actor, noted family as the second child and only son of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.
- Mike Jennings: American criminal, a habitual offender and terrorist who had been in and out of jail from 1973 when he was sentenced to ten years for burglary.
- Michele Lupo: Italian homicide.
- Linda Hayden: English actress.
- Richard Legendre: Canadian tennis player and politician
- Wayne Schimmelbusch: Australian footballer and coach
- Jesse Owens named Illinois Athletic Commission secretary.
- 68% of all television sets in the United States are tuned in to I Love Lucy to watch Lucy give birth.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1953 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
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