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Monday 29 December 1952

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gelsey Kirkland in Bethlehem and Nikolai Andrianov. In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. My Cousin Rachel, directed by Henry Koster, 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 Lash of the West.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

My Cousin Rachel

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Richard Burton, Audrey Dalton

Country: United States

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The Bad and the Beautiful

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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Come Back, Little Sheba

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth, Terry Moore

Country: United States

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Against All Flags

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Errol Flynn, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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Moulin Rouge

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Jos Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Colette Marchand

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Lash of the West

Starring: Lash La Rue, Cliff Taylor, John Martin, Al St. John

Country: United States

The Catholic Hour

Starring: Carolyn Coates, Eleanor Phelps, Eugene Roche, Frederick Rolf

Country: United States

The Life of Riley

Starring: William Bendix

Country: United States

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Name That Tune

Written by: Bob Russell

Starring: Norman 'Red' Benson, Bill Cullen

Country: United States

Valiant Lady

Starring: Jerome Cowan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gelsey Kirkland in Bethlehem: Pennsylvania, USA; ballerina/druggie (Nutcracker).
  • Nikolai Andrianov: USSR -- Gymnist (1972, 76, 80 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Gelsey Kirkland: American ballerina, author and teacher, most noted for her meteoric rise to the top of the ballet world only to sink to the bottom and work her way up again.
  • Joe Lovano: American jazz musician, saxophone player, 1st child.
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Facts:
  • 1st transistorized hearing aid offered for sale (Elmsford NY)
  • First transistorized hearing aid offered for sale (Elmsford, New York).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Marionettes
  • Time: Director, Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Life: Midget horse

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 Wat II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats.

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Melville Goodwin, Usa

By: John Marquand

Excerpt from Melville Goodwin, USAThere Could Always Be a Palace Revolution But Don't Quote the General Personally Time to Meet the Gang.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

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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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