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Sunday 5 October 1952

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Clive Barker and Harold Faltermeyer. The Flowers of St. Francis, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Flowers of St. Francis

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Aldo Fabrizi, Gianfranco Bellini, Peparuolo

Country: United States

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The Crimson Pirate

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Nick Cravat, Eva Bartok

Country: United States

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The Snows of Kilimanjaro

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner

Country: United States

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Monkey Business

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe

Country: United States

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Big Jim McLain

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Nancy Olson, James Arness

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet

Starring: Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson

Country: United States

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Mr. & Mrs. North

Starring: Richard Denning, Barbara Britton, Francis De Sales

Country: United States

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Our Miss Brooks

Starring: Eve Arden, Gale Gordon, Jane Morgan, Robert Rockwell

Country: United States

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The Ford Television Theatre

Starring: Philip Carey, Willis Bouchey, Laraine Day, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States

Ramar of the Jungle

Starring: Jon Hall, Ray Montgomery, Nick Stewart

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 October 1952 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Clive Barker: British artist and writer, the prolific author of short stories, plays, novels and screenplays, and a painter and illustrator.
  • Harold Faltermeyer: German keyboard player composer and producer.
  • Imran Khan: Pakistani cricketer and politician.
  • Duncan Regehr: Canadian figure skater and actor.
  • Gigi Sabani: Italian television host and singer (d. 2007).
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Facts:
  • 19th Congress of Communist Party meets in Moscow
  • 6th NHL All-Star Game: 1st Team ties 2nd Team 1-1 at Detroit

Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Jackie Gleason
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Allan Shivers -- Sep. 29, 1952

Books

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

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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The Cruel Sea

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

A novel as large as its theme - which is the War at Sea; as deep as its setting - the whole Atlantic; as human as the men who fought the packs of U-boats to bring the convoys through.

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Melville Goodwin, Usa

By: John Marquand

Excerpt from Melville Goodwin, USAThere Could Always Be a Palace Revolution But Don't Quote the General Personally Time to Meet the Gang.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

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The President'S Lady

By: Irving Stone

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."

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