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Thursday 19 June 1952

1952-06-19

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men, directed by Ken Annakin, 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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Richard Todd, Joan Rice, Peter Finch

Country: United States

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Clash by Night

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Paul Douglas

Country: United States

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Pat and Mike

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Aldo Ray

Country: United States

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Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Stewart Granger, Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker

Country: United States

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The Narrow Margin

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor, Jacqueline White

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

I've Got a Secret

Written by: Howard Merrill, Allan Sherman

Starring: Henry Morgan, Bill Cullen, Betsy Palmer, Bess Myerson

Country: United States

My Little Margie

Written by: Frank Fox

Starring: Gale Storm, Charles Farrell, Clarence Kolb, Don Hayden

Country: United States

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China Smith

Starring: Dan Duryea, Douglass Dumbrille

Country: United States

Broadway Television Theatre

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Melville Cooper, Edward Everett Horton, Ernest Truex

Country: United States

Death Valley Days

Starring: Stanley Andrews

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 June 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Juneteenth ? celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robert Ainsworth: British politician.
  • Jérôme Cahuzac: French politician (socialist party) and former cosmetic surgeon, who, until his appointment as Junior Minister for the Budget at the Ministry of the Economy, Finance, and External Trade by President François Hollande on 16 May 2012, was a member of the National Assembly of France where he represented the 3rd constituency of Lot-et-Garonne on behalf of the Socialist Party.
  • Bob Ainsworth: English politician Secretary of State for Defence.
  • Sidsel Endresen: Norwegian singer.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Heinrich Schlusnus: German singer, an operatic baritone whose voice had a beautiful timbre which was greatly admired in Verdi roles.
Facts:
  • Brooklyn Dodgers' Carl Erskine no-hits Chicago Cubs, 5-0.
  • The Special Forces (United States Army) are created

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1952 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Perry Como & Eddie Fisher - Maybe
  2. Here in My Heart - Vic Damone
  3. Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra - Vanessa

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Eisenhower retires
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dwight D. Eisenhower -- June 16, 1952
  • Life: Woman in Wedding dress

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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