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Friday, 4 January 1952

1952-01-04

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Room for One More, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Greatest Show on Earth

The Greatest Show on Earth

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: James Stewart, Charlton Heston, Betty Hutton

Country: United States

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Room for One More

Room for One More

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Cary Grant, Betsy Drake, Lurene Tuttle

Country: United States

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Westward the Women

Westward the Women

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Robert Taylor, Denise Darcel, Hope Emerson

Country: United States

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Rashomon

Rashomon

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Machiko Ky, Masayuki Mori

Country: United States

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Distant Drums

Distant Drums

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Gary Cooper, Mari Aldon, Richard Webb

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Sheriff John's Lunch Brigade

Sheriff John's Lunch Brigade

Starring: John Rovick

Country: United States

The Christophers

The Christophers

Starring: Jack Haley, Gigi Perreau, Ruth Hussey, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Life with Elizabeth

Life with Elizabeth

Starring: Del Moore, Betty White, Jack Narz

Country: United States

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Dangerous Assignment

Dangerous Assignment

Starring: Brian Donlevy

Country: United States

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Garfield Goose and Friends

Garfield Goose and Friends

Starring: Frazier Thomas

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Friday, 04 January 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
Famous People Died:

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1952 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Blue Tango - Leroy Anderson & His Pops Concert Orchestra
  2. Paul Weston & His Orchestra - Charmaine

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Groucho Marx -- Dec. 31, 1951
  • Life: Asia special issue

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain

The Silver Chalice

By: Thomas B. Costain

An exciting and intimate fictionalized view of the early Christian Church.

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The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk

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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East of Eden by John Steinbeck

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 ...

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My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier

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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