Sunday 2 November 1952
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kate Linder and Michel Boujenah.
Montana Belle, directed by Allan Dwan, 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 Omnibus.
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Which were the important events of 2 November 1952 ?
- Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
- Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
- USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
- Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
- Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
- Kate Linder: Pasadena, California -- Actress (Esther Valentine- - Young and the Restless).
- Michel Boujenah: French humourist, comedian, film director, and screenwriter, born in a jewish tunisian family.
- Jean-Marie Chauvet: French speleologist, born in Paulhac, he discovered the "Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc" Cave, for whom it was named (18 December 1994).
- Patrick Haemers: Belgian kidnapper of the former Prime Minister of Belgium, Paul van Den Boeynants in January 1989.
- Maxine Nightingale: English soul singer.
- Aziz Yıldırım: Turkish engineer and businessman
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