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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 Michel Boujenah and Larry D Fink. Montana Belle, directed by Allan Dwan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Man On A Donkey by H.F.M. Prescott was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Omnibus.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Montana Belle

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Jane Russell, George Brent, Scott Brady

Country: United States

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The Prisoner of Zenda

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce

Country: United States

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The Flowers of St. Francis

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Aldo Fabrizi, Gianfranco Bellini, Peparuolo

Country: United States

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The Crimson Pirate

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Nick Cravat, Eva Bartok

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Starring: Alistair Cooke

Country: United States

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My Hero

Starring: Robert Cummings, Julie Bishop, John Litel

Country: United States

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Biff Baker, U.S.A.

Starring: Alan Hale Jr., Randy Stuart

Country: United States

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Victory at Sea

Starring: Leonard Graves

Country: United States

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I Married Joan

Starring: Joan Davis, Jim Backus

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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

The Man On A Donkey

By: H.F.M. Prescott

“The almost perfect historical novel.” —The New York TimesThe Man on a Donkey is an enthralling, panoramic historical novel that brings to life one of the most tumultuous times

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East of Eden

By: John Steinbeck

A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authorsIn his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of ...

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Happy Return

By: Angela Mackail Thirkell

Thirkell welcomes us back to the beloved precinct of Barsetshire in this novel set in the mid-century. Old friends and new faces join the community conversation which ranges from Sir Cecil

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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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