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Wednesday 2 April 1952

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joseph Kent Massey and Dan Halldorson in Winnipeg. The Man in the White Suit, directed by Alexander Mackendrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while From Here To Eternity by James Jones was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Death Valley Days.
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TV Series

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

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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Winnie-the-Pooh

Starring: Pamela Brown, Dorothy Gordon, Deryck Guyler, Cameron Hall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Dangerous Assignment

Starring: Brian Donlevy

Country: United States

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The Christophers

Starring: Jack Haley, Gigi Perreau, Ruth Hussey, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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Rancho Notorious

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Arthur Kennedy, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States

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Love Is Better Than Ever

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Larry Parks, Elizabeth Taylor, Josephine Hutchinson

Country: United States

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5 Fingers

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: James Mason, Danielle Darrieux, Michael Rennie

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 April 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Joseph Kent Massey: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma -- Soling yachter (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
  • Dan Halldorson in Winnipeg: Manitoba, Canada; Canadian Tour golfer (1985 World Cup).
  • Pat Drummond: Australian singer-songwriter.
  • Charles Courson: French politician, a member of the National Assembly of France and a former 'rapporteur', current vice-president and prominent member of its Finance Commission.
  • Thierry Le Luron: French entertainer, impersonator, and humorist.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bernard F Lyot: French astronomer (chronograph, Lyot-filter), dies at age 55.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Be Anything (But Be Mine) - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
  2. Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians - Blue Tango

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Books

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

From Here To Eternity

By: James Jones

Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941. Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler. But when he refuses to join the company's boxing team, he gets "the treatment" that may

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The End Of The Affair

By: Graham Greene

"A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses a moment of experience from which to look ahead..." "This is a record of hate far more than of love," writes Maurice

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Through Charley'S Door

By: Emily Kimbrough

Through Charley's Door is the true story of Emily Kimbrough's experiences working for the famous Marshall Field department store in 1920s Chicago.

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Adventures In Two Worlds

By: A.J. Cronin

Adventures in Two Worlds.

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