Monday 26 January 1953
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bert Heerink and Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
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 Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Private Secretary.
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Which were the important events of 26 January 1953 ?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Bert Heerink: Amsterdam, Holland -- Rock vocalist.
- Anders Fogh Rasmussen: Secretary General of NATO.
- Alik L Alik: vice-president of the Federate States of Micronesie.
- Anders Rasmussen: Danish politician, a liberal-conservative leader newly elected the national Prime Minister in 2002.
- Alik Alik: Micronesian politician 7th Vice President of the Federated States of Micronesia.
- Lucinda Williams: American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Athanase David: Canadian politician and businessman (Born 1882).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1953 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Oh Happy Day - Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra
- Four Knights - Oh, Happy Day
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