Thursday 25 September 1952
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see September 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Virgin of Fuencisla; Saint Finbarr
- Mozambique - Armed Forces Day
- French Republican Calendar - Colchique (Crocus) Day, fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Jimmy Garvin: American professional wrestler.
- bell hooks: American author and activist.
- Cherríe Moraga: American poet playwright and activist.
- Tommy Norden: NYC, New York -- Actor (Flipper).
- Chris Pond: English politician.
- Anson Williams: American actor director and producer
- Cherrie Moraga: American writer, editor, playwright, essayist and activist. Moraga's experiences as the child of a poor Latina and an Anglo American, and her realization of her homosexuality all figure strongly in her work. "When I finally lifted the lid to my lesbianism, a profound connection with my mother reawakened in me. It wasn't until I acknowledged and confronted my own lesbianism in the flesh, that my heartfelt identification with and empathy for my mother's oppression--due to being poor, uneducated, a
- Steven Roberts: American writer and newsmaker who rode his computerised bike across the USA in 1983, as detailed in his book Computing across America. He was adopted as a baby.
- Colin Friels: Scottish-born Australian actor whose credits include a co-starring role alongside Noni Hazlehurst in Monkey Grip (1982); the title role in Malcolm (1986), for which he was awarded the 1986 AFI Award for Best Actor; the lead role in the 1994 Halifax f.p. telemovie Hard Corps; Frank Holloway on Water Rats (1996-1999), a role which won him the Logie Award for Most Outstanding Actor at the 1997 awards; and the main character in the BlackJack series of telemovies since 2003.
- Gloria Jean Watkins: American scholar
- Christopher Reeve: American actor on stage, film and TV. Tall and handsome, he played in the TV soap "Love of Life," in the movie "Gray Lady Down" and on Broadway with Kate Hepburn in "A Matter of Gravity." He was most noted for his lead role in "Superman," 1977, for which he earned $250,000. Reeve played in three sequels and ten other films. He went on to appear in a total of 17 feature films, a dozen TV-movies, and about 150 plays. In addition, he has hosted or narrated numerous documentaries and TV specials, ma
- Hal Newhouser of Tigers wins his 200th game
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