Friday 22 February 1952
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Wayne John Levi in Little Falls and James Philip Bagian in Philadelphia.
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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- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
- Wayne John Levi in Little Falls: New York, USA; PGA golfer (1983 Buick Open).
- James Philip Bagian in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; MDPE/astronaut (STS 29, STS 40).
- Antonio Catania: Italian actor, who studied acting at the Drama School of the Piccolo Teatro in Milan.
- Bill Frist: American politician and physician first elected to the US Senate on November 8, 1994.
- Joaquim Moura: Portuguese economist,businessman on the boards of several Portuguese companies and politician.
- Cyrinda Foxe: American model and actress (d. 2002)
- Bernard Silverman: English minister statistician and academic
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