Saturday 19 April 1952
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Man in the White Suit, directed by Alexander Mackendrick, 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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Which were the important events of 19 April 1952 ?
- Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
- Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
- Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
- Bicycle Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
- Primrose Day (England) ? primroses are placed on the statue of Benjamin Disraeli in Parliament Square, London on the anniversary of his death (1881).
- George of Antioch
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Emma
- Landing of the 33 (Uruguay).
- Patriot's Day (Massachusetts, Maine, and Wisconsin, USA).
- Alexis Argüello: Nicaraguan boxer and politician (d. 2009).
- Tony Plana: Cuban-American actor and director.
- Michael Trend: English journalist and politician.
- Adny Shernoff: Rocker.
- Claudio Cecchetto: Italian record producer and talent scout, who has hosted several Italian music festivals, from Festival di Sanremo to Festivalbar, and many television programs throughout his career.
- Alexis Arguello: Nicaraguan boxer (d. 2009)
- Yves-Marie Desaunette: French race horse jockey/ harness driver.
- 56th Boston Marathon won by Doroteo Flores of Guatemala in 2:31:53.
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