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Friday 21 November 1952

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Deborah Shelton in Washington DC and Eamonn Coghlan. Hans Christian Andersen, directed by Charles Vidor, 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 Terry and the Pirates.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Hans Christian Andersen

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Danny Kaye, Farley Granger, Zizi Jeanmaire

Country: United States

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Road to Bali

Directed by: Hal Walker

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour

Country: United States

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Kansas City Confidential

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster

Country: United States

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Gaslight

Directed by: Thorold Dickinson

Starring: Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard, Frank Pettingell

Country: United States

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Montana Belle

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Jane Russell, George Brent, Scott Brady

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Terry and the Pirates

Starring: John Baer, William Tracy, Jack Reitzen, Gloria Saunders

Country: United States

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Your Jeweler's Showcase

Starring: Sheldon Leonard, Jack Kruschen, Steve Brodie, Bob Sweeney

Country: United States

Omnibus

Starring: Alistair Cooke

Country: United States

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My Hero

Starring: Robert Cummings, Julie Bishop, John Litel

Country: United States

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Biff Baker, U.S.A.

Starring: Alan Hale Jr., Randy Stuart

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 November 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see November 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Hello Day
  • Bangladesh - Armed Forces Day in Bangladesh
  • R.C. Saints - Presentation of Mary
  • World Television Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Deborah Shelton in Washington DC: USA; actress (Dallas, Ocean Kill, Body Double).
  • Eamonn Coghlan: Ireland -- 1500m runner (1976 Olympics - 4th Place).
  • Lorna Luft in Scarsdale: New York, USA; singer/actress (Where the Boys Are-1980).
  • Lorna Luft: American actress, singer, dancer and member of a noted family, the daughter of Judy Garland and Sid Luft, half-sister to Liza Minnelli.
  • Suzanne Steffen: American noted family, the daughter of actress Jane Powell and her broker, Geary Steffen.
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Famous Deaths:
  • William Green: American union leader, president of the AFL for 12 years, while membership declined from four million in 1930 to half that number by 1933.
Facts:
  • 1st US postage stamp in 2 colors (rotary process) introduced
  • Dodgers pitcher Joe Black wins NL Rookie of Year
  • First US postage stamp in two colors (rotary process) introduced.
  • A show trial in Czechoslovakia sentences 11 ex-communist officials (all of them Jews) to death.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Election winners Eisenhower
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Claire Bloom -- Nov. 17, 1952
  • Life: Woman Duck hunter

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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

London published Fiction

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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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