Thursday 21 February 1952
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Jacques Brunel and Jean Jacques Burnel.
Love Is Better Than Ever, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Life Is Worth Living.
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- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
- International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
- Jean-Jacques Brunel: rock bassist (Stranglers - "Dreamtime").
- Jean Jacques Burnel: British musician.
- Jean-Jacques Burnel: English bass player songwriter and producer (The Stranglers).
- Jeff Shaara: American author.
- Dick Button performs first figure skating triple jump in competition.
- Bangladesh Martyrs Day (martyrs of Bengali Language Movement).
- The British government, under Winston Churchill, abolishes identity cards in the UK to ''set the people free''.
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