Saturday 28 June 1952
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ray Ashcroft and Pietro Mennea.
The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mister Peepers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 28 June 1952 ?
- Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
- Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
- National Handshake Day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1952 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in June 1952?
- Life: Mailorder fashions
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Commodore Manning -- June 23, 1952
- Life: Eisenhower retires
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 ...
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.
This a novel about a major general - a specialist in combat who became a general through the ambition of his wife Muriel. General Goodwin had led tanks through the turmoil of war with only the usual press attention.
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."
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Tell the world why 28 June 1952 is such a special date for you!