Thursday 23 October 1952
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ueli Bichsel and John Poff.
Limelight, directed by Charles Chaplin, 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.
On TV people were watching Victory at Sea.
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- Chemistry: Mole Day
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
- Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
- Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
- French Republican Calendar - CTleri (Celery) Day, second day in the Month of Brumaire
- Ueli Bichsel: Swiss actor, clown, circus director, social worker.
- John Poff: American baseball player, a left-handed outfielder who played with the Philadelphia Phillies (1979) and Milwaukee Brewers (1980).
- Pierre Moerlen: French drummer and percussionist (d. 2005).
- Ken Tipton: American actor director producer and screenwriter.
- Susan Peters: Spokane, Washington -- Actress (Random Harvest, Young Ideas).
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