Friday 12 December 1952
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits.
Angel Face, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while East Of Eden by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
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- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Heather Fargo: American politician, mayor of Sacramento from November 2000 to November 2008.
- Brenton Broadstock: Australian composer and academic.
- Cathy Rigby McCoy in Los Alamitos: California, USA; gymnast (Olympics-4th-1968, 1972).
- Herb Dhaliwal: Indian-Canadian businessman and politician 3rd Canadian Minister of Natural Resources.
- Sarah Douglas: England, United Kingdom -- Actress (Conan, Superman II, Falcon Crest).
- Helen Dunmore: English poet and author
- Franco Dragone: Italian-Belgian theatre director. He is the founder and the artistic director of Dragone, a company that creates shows and events all around the world. He is also known for his work with Cirque du Soleil and Celine Dion.
- Cathy Rigby: American athlete and actress. Rigby was the first American woman to win a medal in International gymnastics competition. She holds 12 international medals, eight of them are gold. ABC-TV's "Wide World of Sports" named her one of America's Most Influential Women in Sports. She won a Tony nomination in 1991 for her portrayal of "Peter Pan" and the George M. Cohan Award for Best Specialty Act.
- Bedrich Hrozny: Czech orientalist and linguist (Born 1879).
- Dallas Texans (former Boston Yankees) play last game, last original team.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1952 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Jimmy Boyd
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