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Wednesday 17 December 1952

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It was Wednesday, 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. 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.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Come Back, Little Sheba

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth, Terry Moore

Country: United States

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Against All Flags

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Errol Flynn, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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Moulin Rouge

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Jos Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Colette Marchand

Country: United States

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The Importance of Being Earnest

Directed by: Anthony Asquith

Starring: Michael Redgrave, Richard Wattis, Michael Denison

Country: United States

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Angel Face

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Mona Freeman

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Ding Dong School

Starring: Fran Allison

Country: United States

Flower Pot Men

Written by: Hilda Brabben

Starring: Maria Bird

Country: United Kingdom

Terry and the Pirates

Starring: John Baer, William Tracy, Jack Reitzen, Gloria Saunders

Country: United States

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Your Jeweler's Showcase

Starring: Sheldon Leonard, Jack Kruschen, Steve Brodie, Bob Sweeney

Country: United States

Omnibus

Starring: Alistair Cooke

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1952?

  • Life: Refugee homecoming queen
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sir Gerald Templer -- Dec. 15, 1952
  • Life: Earths birth

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Caine Mutiny

By: Herman Wouk

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 ...

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The Cruel Sea

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

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.

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Melville Goodwin, Usa

By: John Marquand

Finalist for the National Book Award: This sweeping novel set in the aftermath of World War II reveals the story behind the creation of an American icon Major General Melville A.

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The President'S Lady

By: Irving Stone

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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