Saturday 16 February 1952
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Love Is Better Than Ever, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Juliana
- Saint Lucilla
- Remembrance of Lambertus
- Saint Jeremias
- Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
- Kyoto Protocol Day (2005)
- Lithuania - Independence Day (1918)
- William Katt: American actor director and screenwriter.
- Terence Kealey: English biochemist and academic.
- Peter Kitchen: English footballer.
- Barry Foote: American baseball player.
- Ahmed Fuad : Egyptian royalty, the son of King Farouk I and the grandson of King Ahmed Fuad.
- Jan Kerouac: American writer and noted family, the only daughter of Jack Kerouac, famed Beat generation author. She is probably best known for her first novel, "Baby Driver: A Novel About Myself," 1981, which documents her last visit with her father.
- James Ingram: American singer who was voted the Best New Artist in 1981. He moved to Los Angeles, CA in the mid-'70s as a member of Revelation Funk before his debut as a solo artist on the R&B circuit. He spend two years on tour and did his first recording with Ray Charles on keyboard and singing background vocals. He played on the rhythm section for the Coasters on Dick Clark's Oldies Package tours. He sang demo's and back-up vocals, toured Japan, and worked as a musical director. Ingram sang at the Academy
- Knut [Pedersen] Hamsun: Norwegian writer (Wanders, Nobel 1920).
- Hall of Famer Honus Wagner, age 77, retires; Pittsburgh Pirates retire his #33.
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