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 ?
Esquire Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Groucho Marx -- Dec. 31, 1951
The Silver Chalice - Thomas B. Costain
The Caine Mutiny - Herman Wouk
East of Eden - John Steinbeck
My Cousin Rachel - Daphne du Maurier
Manhattan Shirt Company Shangri-La Pajamas Sold (1952)
Camel Cigarettes Not a single case of throat irratation due to smoking Camels Eva Gabor (1952)
United Air Lines Mainliner (1952)
Tell the world why Friday, 4 January 1952 is such a special date for you!