Saturday 5 January 1952
It was Saturday, 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..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 5 January 1952 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
Sheriff John's Lunch Brigade
New American Bandstand 1965
Which were the important events of 5 January 1952 ?
- Mungday (Discordianism)
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
- The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
See other famous people born on 05 January
Uli Hoeness: German professional footballer, member of the team winning the 1974 world championship.
Uli Hoeneß: German footballer and manager.
Hristo Tatarchev: Bulgarian physician and activist co-founded the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (d. 1952).
Victor Hope: 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow, Viceroy of India (Born 1887).
Victor Alexander John Hope: viceroy of India (1936-43), dies at age 64.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1952 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1952?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Groucho Marx -- Dec. 31, 1951
- Life: Asia special issue
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 ...
A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World Wat II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats.
This a novel about a major general - a specialist in combat who became a general through the ambition of his wife Muriel. General Goodwin had led tanks through the turmoil of war with only the usual press attention.
In this acclaimed biographical novel, Irving Stone brings to life the tender and poignant love story of Rachel and Andrew Jackson. "Beyond any doubt one of the great romances of all time."
Tell the world why 5 January 1952 is such a special date for you!