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Monday 22 December 1952

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christian Lothion and Sandra Kalniete. 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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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

My Cousin Rachel

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Richard Burton, Audrey Dalton

Country: United States

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The Bad and the Beautiful

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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Come Back, Little Sheba

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth, Terry Moore

Country: United States

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Against All Flags

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Errol Flynn, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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Moulin Rouge

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Jos Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Colette Marchand

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Ding Dong School

Starring: Fran Allison

Country: United States

Flower Pot Men

Written by: Hilda Brabben

Starring: Maria Bird

Country: United Kingdom

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Christian Lothion: French senior official, appointed the central director of the judicial police in 2008.
  • Sandra Kalniete: Russian-Latvian politician and diplomat Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
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Facts:
  • WSBA (now WPMT) TV channel 43 in York, PA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • French government of Pinay resigns.

Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
  2. The Night Before Christmas Song - Rosemary Clooney & Gene Autry

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Midget horse
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Antione Pinay -- Dec. 22, 1952
  • Life: Refugee homecoming queen

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 Wat II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats.

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Melville Goodwin, Usa

By: John Marquand

Excerpt from Melville Goodwin, USAThere Could Always Be a Palace Revolution But Don't Quote the General Personally Time to Meet the Gang.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

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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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