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Friday 30 May 1952

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Zoltan Kocsis and Gilles Bernheim. Scaramouche, directed by George Sidney, 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 China Smith.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Stewart Granger, Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker

Country: United States

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The Narrow Margin

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor, Jacqueline White

Country: United States

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The Man in the White Suit

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker

Country: United States

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Singin' in the Rain

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds

Country: United States

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Los olvidados

Directed by: Luis Buuel

Starring: Alfonso Meja, Roberto Cobo, Estela Inda

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

China Smith

Starring: Dan Duryea, Douglass Dumbrille

Country: United States

Broadway Television Theatre

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Melville Cooper, Edward Everett Horton, Ernest Truex

Country: United States

Death Valley Days

Starring: Stanley Andrews

Country: United States

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The Unexpected

Starring: Herbert Marshall

Country: United States

Life Is Worth Living

Starring: Fulton J. Sheen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 May 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Reinhilde
  • Peru ? National Potato Day [1].
  • United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
  • Saint Ferdinand III
  • Saint Gabinus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Zoltan Kocsis: Composer.
  • Gilles Bernheim: French philosopher and Chief Rabbi of France (June 2008-April 2013), born in an alsacian and jewish family.
  • Eileen McNamara: American writer, the winner of a Pulitzer Prize and a Distinguished Writing Award from the American Society of Newspaper Editors commentary as a columnist for the Boston Globe in 1997.
  • Daniel Grodnik: American screenwriter and producer.
  • Kerry Fraser: Canadian ice hockey player referee and sportscaster.
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Facts:
  • Charlie Grimm succeeds Tommy Holmes as manager of Boston Braves.

Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Johnnie Ray - Walkin' My Baby Back Home
  2. Bigger The Figure - Louis Prima

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Stewart Granger
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lucille Ball -- May 26, 1952
  • Life: Starlet Kerima

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 novel as large as its theme - which is the War at Sea; as deep as its setting - the whole Atlantic; as human as the men who fought the packs of U-boats to bring the convoys through.

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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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