Saturday 12 April 1952
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include J D Nicholas English guitarist (Heatwave and Alexis Arguello in Managua.
The Man in the White Suit, directed by Alexander Mackendrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Broadway Television Theatre.
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Which were the important events of 12 April 1952 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- J D Nicholas English guitarist (Heatwave: Commodores).
- Alexis Arguello in Managua: Nicaragua; featherweight boxer (1974 champion).
- Fred McCarren in Butler: Pennsylvania, USA; actor (Free Country, Amanda's).
- Reuben Gant: American professional football player.
- Gary Soto: American author and poet.
- Ralph Wiley: American journalist and writer (Born 1952)
- Salaheddine Baccouche forms Tunisian government.
- Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Houston Weathervane Golf Tournament.
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