Monday 14 January 1952
It was Monday, 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 Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
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- Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
- Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
- Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
- New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
- Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
- Konstantinos Iosifidis: Greek footballer and football manager.
- Calin Popescu-Tariceanu: ex-Prime Minister of Romania.
- Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu: Romanian engineer and politician 60th Prime Minister of Romania.
- Sydney Barrows: American noted family, the ancestor of one of the oldest family names in America.
- Sydney Biddle Barrow: Madam / autohr (Mayflower Madam).
- Maureen Dowd: American award-winning columnist for the New York Times. Her study of the Bush family and her caricatures of George W. Bush are acerbically witty,and admittedly biased. Dowd won the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary in 1999.
- Artur Kapp: Estonian composer and conductor (d. 1952).
- Today Show premieres with Dave Garroway and Jack Lescoulie on NBC-TV
- Rationing of coffee in the Netherlands ends
- Snow storm in Sierra Nevada kills 26.
- NBC's long-running morning news program Today debuts, with host Dave Garroway.
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