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Saturday 1 November 1952

1952-11-01

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Montana Belle, directed by Allan Dwan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Montana Belle

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Jane Russell, George Brent, Scott Brady

Country: United States

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The Prisoner of Zenda

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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Limelight

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce

Country: United States

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The Flowers of St. Francis

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Aldo Fabrizi, Gianfranco Bellini, Peparuolo

Country: United States

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The Crimson Pirate

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Nick Cravat, Eva Bartok

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

My Hero

Starring: Robert Cummings, Julie Bishop, John Litel

Country: United States

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Biff Baker, U.S.A.

Starring: Alan Hale Jr., Randy Stuart

Country: United States

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Victory at Sea

Starring: Leonard Graves

Country: United States

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Meet Millie

Written by: Frank Galen

Starring: Elena Verdugo, Florence Halop, Marvin Kaplan

Country: United States

I Married Joan

Starring: Joan Davis, Jim Backus

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 November 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
  • World Vegan Day
  • Mexico - The Day of the Dead
  • Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st hydrogen device exploded at Eniwetok Atoll in Pacific Fusion occurs for 1st time on Earth
  • First hydrogen device exploded by US at Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific.
  • Operation Ivy : The United States successfully detonates the first large hydrogen bomb, codenamed ''Mike'' [''M'' for megaton], in the Eniwetok atoll, located in the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean. The explosion had a yield of 10 megatons.
  • Kamchatka earthquake: An 8.25 Richter scale (9.0 moment magnitude scale) earthquake hits the Kamchatka Peninsula of the Soviet Union, equal only to the 2011 Japanese earthquake.
  • United States presidential election, 1952: Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower defeats Democrat Adlai Stevenson (correctly predicted by the UNIVAC computer).

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1952 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Don Cornell - I

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1952?

  • Esquire
  • Life: Jon Lindbergh
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Adlai Stevenson -- Oct. 27, 1952

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Caine Mutiny

By: Herman Wouk

The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon ...

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The Cruel Sea

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World War II, telling the story of two British ships and their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats.

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Melville Goodwin, Usa

By: John Marquand

Finalist for the National Book Award: This sweeping novel set in the aftermath of World War II reveals the story behind the creation of an American icon Major General Melville A.

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The President'S Lady

By: Irving Stone

In this acclaimed biographical novel, Irving Stone brings to life the tender and poignant love story of Rachel and Andrew Jackson. "Beyond any doubt one of the great romances of all time."

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