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Saturday 2 February 1952

1952-02-02

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Viva Zapata!, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Viva Zapata!

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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Bend of the River

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Rock Hudson, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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Room for One More

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Cary Grant, Betsy Drake, Lurene Tuttle

Country: United States

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The Greatest Show on Earth

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: James Stewart, Charlton Heston, Betty Hutton

Country: United States

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Westward the Women

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Robert Taylor, Denise Darcel, Hope Emerson

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Winnie-the-Pooh

Starring: Pamela Brown, Dorothy Gordon, Deryck Guyler, Cameron Hall

Country: United Kingdom

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The Continental

Starring: Renzo Cesana

Country: United States

Joseph Schildkraut Presents

Starring: Joseph Schildkraut

Country: United States

Dangerous Assignment

Starring: Brian Donlevy

Country: United States

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Life with Elizabeth

Starring: Del Moore, Betty White, Jack Narz

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 February 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
  • Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • George VI (King of the United Kingdom and his dominions, of Canada, of South Africa, of Australia, of New Zealand and of Ceylon) dies aged 56 after a long illness. He is succeeded by his daughter The Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh (now Elizabeth II), who is on a visit to Kenya. She is simultaneously proclaimed Queen of Canada at Rideau Hall, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • In the United States, a mechanical heart is used for the first time in a human patient.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Triple talent
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Adlai Stevenson -- Jan. 28, 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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