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Sunday 21 September 1952

1952-09-21

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Crimson Pirate, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The Crimson Pirate

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Nick Cravat, Eva Bartok

Country: United States

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The Snows of Kilimanjaro

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner

Country: United States

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Monkey Business

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe

Country: United States

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Big Jim McLain

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Nancy Olson, James Arness

Country: United States

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Captain Pirate

Directed by: Ralph Murphy

Starring: Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, John Sutton

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Four Star Playhouse

Starring: David Niven, Dick Powell, Charles Boyer, Ida Lupino

Country: United States

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The Jackie Gleason Show

Starring: Jack Lescoulie, The June Taylor Dancers, Jackie Gleason, Ray Bloch

Country: United States

Adventures of Superman

Starring: George Reeves, Bill Kennedy, John Hamilton, Jack Larson

Country: United States

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Hopalong Cassidy

Starring: William Boyd, Topper the Horse, Edgar Buchanan

Country: United States

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Masquerade Party

Starring: Ilka Chase, Peter Donald, Ogden Nash, Buff Cobb

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 September 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Taylor: British Lord, a conservative member of the House of Lords from Warwick, the only member with African-American heritage serving as an important role model in the UK.
  • Dominique Rey: French Catholic clergyman, the Bishop of Fréjus-Toulon since 2000.
  • Dave Gregory: English guitarist and keyboard player (XTC and Big Big Train).
  • Anneliese Michel: German woman believed to be possessed by demons (d. 1976).
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Rita Gam
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: G. Mennen Williams -- Sep. 15, 1952
  • Life: Siren look fashion

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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