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Monday 27 October 1952

1952-10-27

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). 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.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Limelight

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce

Country: United States

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The Flowers of St. Francis

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Aldo Fabrizi, Gianfranco Bellini, Peparuolo

Country: United States

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The Crimson Pirate

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Nick Cravat, Eva Bartok

Country: United States

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The Snows of Kilimanjaro

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner

Country: United States

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Monkey Business

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Victory at Sea

Starring: Leonard Graves

Country: United States

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Meet Millie

Written by: Frank Galen

Starring: Elena Verdugo, Florence Halop, Marvin Kaplan

Country: United States

I Married Joan

Starring: Joan Davis, Jim Backus

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet

Starring: Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson

Country: United States

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Mr. & Mrs. North

Starring: Richard Denning, Barbara Britton, Francis De Sales

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 October 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
  • R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roberto Benigni: Italian actor, the star, co-author and director of "Life Is Beautiful," 1998, a film which earned seven Oscar nominations including Best Film and Best Actor and has become the top-grossing foreign-language film ever released in the U.S.
  • Francis Fukuyama: American political scientist economist and author.
  • Atsuyoshi Furuta: Japanese footballer.
  • Topi Sorsakoski: Finnish singer-songwriter (Agents) (d. 2011).
  • Hameed Haroon: Pakistani publisher.
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1952 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Yours (Quierme Mucho) - Vera Lynn

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1952?

  • Life: Jon Lindbergh
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Adlai Stevenson -- Oct. 27, 1952
  • Life: Italian woman

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Caine Mutiny

By: Herman Wouk

The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon ...

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The Cruel Sea

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World War II, telling the story of two British ships and their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats.

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Melville Goodwin, Usa

By: John Marquand

Finalist for the National Book Award: This sweeping novel set in the aftermath of World War II reveals the story behind the creation of an American icon Major General Melville A.

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The President'S Lady

By: Irving Stone

In this acclaimed biographical novel, Irving Stone brings to life the tender and poignant love story of Rachel and Andrew Jackson. "Beyond any doubt one of the great romances of all time."

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