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
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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1952 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Groucho Marx -- Dec. 31, 1951
Esquire Magazine cover
The Silver Chalice - Thomas B. Costain
The Caine Mutiny - Herman Wouk
East of Eden - John Steinbeck
My Cousin Rachel - Daphne du Maurier
Avco Manufacturing Corporations Automatic Television For you... the clearest, brightest pictures in all TV with Crosley Automatic Television (1952)
Cunard Cruise Line More People Prefer Photo (1952)
Tums Have Fun Without Heartburn, Indigestion (1952)
Tell the world why Friday, 4 January 1952 is such a special date for you!