It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- The Greatest Show on Earth
directed by Cecil B. DeMille
starring: James Stewart, Charlton Heston, Betty Hutton
- Room for One More
directed by Norman Taurog
starring: Cary Grant, Betsy Drake, Lurene Tuttle
- Westward the Women
directed by William A. Wellman
starring: Robert Taylor, Denise Darcel, Hope Emerson
directed by Akira Kurosawa
starring: Toshir Mifune, Machiko Ky, Masayuki Mori
- Distant Drums
directed by Raoul Walsh
starring: Gary Cooper, Mari Aldon, Richard Webb
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Which were the important events of Friday, 04 January 1952 ?
Famous People died
Constantly Permeke Flemish
- Spaghetti Day
- Ogoni Day
- The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
: painter (Boerin), dies at age 65.
What news were making the headlines those days in January 1952 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Groucho Marx -- Dec. 31, 1951
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
The Silver Chalice
by Thomas B. Costain
The Silver Chalice, 1952, by Thomas Costain. Attractive leather-like hardcover with gilt design and lettering, 533 pages, published by International Collector's Library. [...]
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 its original publication in 1951, as one of the first serious works of American fiction to grapple with the moral complexities and the human consequences of World War II. [...]
East of Eden
by John Steinbeck
A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authorsIn his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of myth. [...]
My Cousin Rachel
by Daphne du Maurier
"From the first page…the reader is back in the moody, brooding atmosphere of Rebecca." —The New York Times From the bestselling author of Rebecca, another classic set in beautiful and mysterious Cornwall. [...]
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