Tuesday 5 August 1952
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Full House, directed by Henry Hathaway, 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..
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1952 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- John Jarratt: Australian television and film actor, producer and director, who rose to fame through his work in the Australian New Wave.
- Louis Walsh: Irish music manager.
- Tamás Faragó: Hungarian water polo player.
- Sameera Moussa: Egyptian physicist and academic (d. 1952).
- The Treaty of Taipei between Japan and the Republic of China goes into effect, to officially end the Second Sino-Japanese War.
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