Wednesday 17 December 1952
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mickey Jones in Washington DC and Hans Alders.
In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits.
Come Back, Little Sheba, directed by Daniel Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while East Of Eden by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ding Dong School.
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- Life: Refugee homecoming queen
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sir Gerald Templer -- Dec. 15, 1952
- Life: Earths birth
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon ...
A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World War II, telling the story of two British ships and their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats.
This a novel about a major general - a specialist in combat who became a general through the ambition of his wife Muriel. General Goodwin had led tanks through the turmoil of war with only the usual press attention.
In this acclaimed biographical novel, Irving Stone brings to life the tender and poignant love story of Rachel and Andrew Jackson. "Beyond any doubt one of the great romances of all time."
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