Saturday 17 May 1952
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Scaramouche, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
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- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- Patricia Aakhus: American author and academic (d. 2012).
- Howard Hampton: Canadian lawyer and politician.
- Odile Jacob: French publisher, who founded Les Éditions Odile Jacob in the mid 1980s.
- Bernhard Brink: German singer.
- Jody Pijper: Dutch (background) singer.
- 78th Preakness: Conn McCreary aboard Blue Man wins in 1:57.4.
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