Wednesday 1 October 1952
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Janet Booth and Finbarry Nolan.
The Flowers of St. Francis, directed by Roberto Rossellini, 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.
On TV people were watching The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet.
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- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Janet Booth: American professional astrologer who began her study in 1976 with Capel McCutcheon after earning a B.A.
- Finbarry Nolan: Irish healer who practices healing by touch, claiming that his gift is due to the interplay of magnetic fields.
- Claude Tissendier: French jazz clarinetist, saxophonist and arranger.
- Jacques Martin: Canadian ice hockey player coach and manager.
- Bob Myrick: American baseball player (d. 2012).
- Ivan Sekyra: Czech singer-songwriter and guitarist (Abraxas) (d. 2012)
- 1st ultra high frequency (UHF) television station - Portland, Oregon
- Liberal Party wins Japanese elections
- Monte Bello-Island (Great Britain 1st atom bomb explosion)
- First ultra-high frequency (UHF) television station, Portland, Oregon, USA.
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