Thursday 17 July 1952
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
High Noon, directed by Fred Zinnemann, 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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- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
- Feast Day of St Cynllo
- Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
- Nicolette Larson: singer (Lotta Love), dies from brain seizure at age 45.
- David Hasselhoff: TV Actor.
- Thé Lau: Dutch singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2015).
- Robert McCammon: American author.
- Chet McCracken: Seattle, Washington -- Rocker (Doobie Brothers).
- Robert R[ick] McCammon: United States -- Sci-fi author (Baal, Mystery Walk)
- David Hasselhoff in Baltimore: Maryland, USA; actor (Revenge of the Cheerleaders, Knight Rider).
- Shah of Persia named Ghavam Sultaneh Premier
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