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Tuesday 20 January 1953

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 20, 1953). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jeffrey Epstein . In UK You Belong To Me by Jo Stafford was in the top 5 hits. The Silver Whip, directed by Harmon Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall 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 20 January 1953

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

The Silver Whip

Directed by: Harmon Jones

Starring: Dale Robertson, Rory Calhoun, Robert Wagner, Kathleen Crowley

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Marshal of Cedar Rock

Directed by: Harry Keller

Starring: Allan Lane, Black Jack, Eddy Waller, Phyllis Coates

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Treasure of the Golden Condor

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Constance Smith, Finlay Currie, Walter Hampden

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The Naked Spur

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Janet Leigh, Robert Ryan, Ralph Meeker

Country: United States

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Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, Max Showalter

Country: United States

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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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Huckleberry Finn

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

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The Pickwick Papers

Directed by: Warwick Gilbert

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Directed by: Ken Russell

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The Big Idea

Directed by: Matt Thompson

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 January 1953 ?

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
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  • 1st live coast-to-coast inauguration address (Eisenhower)
  • 1st US telecast transmitted to Canada-from Buffalo, New York
  • First live coast-to-coast inauguration address (US President Dwight Eisenhower).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 20, 1953 - Geocentric view

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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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This I Believe

By: Edward R. Murrow

Second series of 80 modern and 20 immortal "This I believe" Edward R. Murrow pieces.

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The Big Change

By: Frederick Lewis Allen

the Big Change: America transforms itself1900 1950. evenhanded review of the years 1900-1950, written in ... there's nothing like reading a book about the big changes in the United States of

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