Monday 1 December 1952
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sherry Aldridge and Anodea Judith.
In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits.
Forbidden Games, directed by Ren Clment, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while East Of Eden by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Terry and the Pirates.
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- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Sherry Aldridge: American singer who is best known for her performances on the Lawrence Welk Show where she and her sister Sheila often sang duets.
- Anodea Judith: American author, artist, therapist and public speaker on the chakra system.
- Rick Scott: Politician.
- Stephen Poliakoff: English director producer and playwright.
- Victor E Orlando: Italian premier (1917-19), dies at age 92.
- The New York Daily News reports the news of Christine Jorgenson, the first notable case of sexual reassignment surgery.
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