Saturday 23 August 1952
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Big Jim McLain, directed by Edward Ludwig, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
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- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Cathy St George: Norfolk, Virginia -- Playmate (Aug, 1982).
- Dalton Reed: Singer.
- Mac Cone: Memphis, Tennessee -- Canadian equestrian jumper (1996 Olympics).
- Vicky Leandros: Greek singer and politician.
- Leslie Bogart: American noted family, the daughter of Humphrey Bogart and his wife, Lauren Bacall.
- Gilles Leclerc: French political journalist. From 1 June 2009 to 31 May 2015, he was chairman of the parliamentary channel Public Sénat.
- Santillana : Spanish footballer
- Georgios Paraschos: Greek footballer and manager
- Arab League security pact goes into effect
- Giants Bob Elliot is ejected for arguing a strike, Bobby Hoffman complete his at bat, he strikes out and is also ejected for arguing
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