Saturday 20 December 1952
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sergio Vastano and Jenny Agutter.
In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits.
My Cousin Rachel, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while East Of Eden by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tagesschau.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 December 1952 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Sergio Vastano: Italian actor (Nightclub, Prete Bello).
- Jenny Agutter: English actress.
- Sky Gilbert: Canadian drag queen performer actor and author.
- KHQ TV channel 6 in Spokane, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting
- United States Air Force C-124 crashes and burns in Moses Lake, Washington killing 87.
- The crash of a U.S. Air Force C-124 Globemaster at Moses Lake, WA kills 86 servicemen.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1952 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
- The Night Before Christmas Song - Rosemary Clooney & Gene Autry
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