Tuesday 8 July 1952
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ulrich Wehling in the German Democratic Republic cross country (Olympic-gold-1972 and Anna Quindlen.
We're Not Married!, directed by Edmund Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Masquerade Party.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 July 1952 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Ulrich Wehling in the German Democratic Republic cross country (Olympic-gold-1972: 1976, 1980).
- Anna Quindlen: American newspaper columnist.
- Jack Lambert: American football player, one of the greatest linebackers of all time.
- Judalon Smyth: American model, a publisher of a newsletter on doll collecting and a producer of audio cassettes on popular astrology.
- Marianne Williamson: American inspirational speaker, a teacher of A Course in Miracles.
- 19th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 in 5 at Shibe Park, Philadelphia
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1952 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Walkin' My Baby Back Home - Nat King Cole (Billy May & His Orchestra)
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