Wednesday 26 November 1952
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Wendy Turnbell in Australia tennis player (1979 and Richard Carrion.
In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits.
Hans Christian Andersen, directed by Charles Vidor, 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 Terry and the Pirates.
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- Mongolia: Independence Day
- Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
- Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
- Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
- Wendy Turnbell in Australia tennis player (1979: 1982 US Opens Double).
- Richard Carrion: Puerto Rican accountant, manager and CEO of Banco Popular de Puerto Rico.
- Philip Cousineau: American writer and film maker, a lecturer on Jungian themes.
- Julien Temple: English director producer and screenwriter.
- Sven Hedin: Swedish explorer and map maker who provided the first maps and information about areas in Central Asia, as he led expeditions to and through Persia, Turkestan, Tibet, China and Mongolia.
- 1st modern 3-D movie Bwana Devil, premieres in Hollywood
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