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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 Don Camillo And His Flock by Giovanni Guareschi was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Face the Music.
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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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Jhansi Ki Rani

Directed by: Sohrab Modi

Starring: Mehtab, Sohrab Modi, Mubarak, Ulhas

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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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Life with Elizabeth

Starring: Del Moore, Betty White, Jack Narz

Country: United States

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You Are There

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

Private Secretary

Starring: Ann Sothern, Don Porter, Ann Tyrrell

Country: United States

Action in the Afternoon

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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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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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The Sojourner

By: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Rawlings' final novel The Sojourner is about the life of a man and his relationship to his family: a difficult mother who favors her other, first-born son and his relationship to

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The Old Man And The Sea

By: Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down

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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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