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Friday 1 August 1952

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brian Patrick Clarke in Gettysburg and C L Whittington. Full House, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Shining Tides by Win Brooks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Masquerade Party.
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TV Series

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

Mister Peepers

Written by: David Swift

Starring: Wally Cox, Marion Lorne, Tony Randall, Patricia Benoit

Country: United States

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The Liberace Show

Starring: Liberace, George Liberace

Country: United States

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My Little Margie

Written by: Frank Fox

Starring: Gale Storm, Charles Farrell, Clarence Kolb, Don Hayden

Country: United States

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Death Valley Days

Starring: Stanley Andrews

Country: United States

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Life Is Worth Living

Starring: Fulton J. Sheen

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Full House

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Fred Allen, Anne Baxter, Jeanne Crain

Country: United States

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The Big Sky

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Dewey Martin, Elizabeth Threatt

Country: United States

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Sudden Fear

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame

Country: United States

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Ivanhoe

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine

Country: United States

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Les Enfants Terribles

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Nicole Stphane, Edouard Dermithe, Rene Cosima

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Slim Whitman - Indian Love Call

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: British starlets
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alben Barkley -- July 28, 1952

Books

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

The Shining Tides

By: Win Brooks

281 pages. set in Cape Cod "It has vigor and a kind of splendor." From inside flap. BCE

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The Sea Around Us

By: Rachel Carson

Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us is one of the most remarkably successful books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on ...

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The Devil'S Advocate

By: Taylor Caldwell

The magnificent, tumultuous epic of one man's battle against a world of treachery and corruption.

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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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