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Saturday 3 May 1952

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Martin Bouygues and Jean Guidoni. Scaramouche, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Swimming Pool by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reflets de Cannes.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


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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Rancho Notorious

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Arthur Kennedy, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States

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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 May 1952 ?

  • Saint Apostle James the Lesser
  • Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
  • Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
  • Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
  • Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
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  • Call Me Madam closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 644 performances
  • 1st landing by an airplane at geographic North Pole
  • 78th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hill Gail wins in 2:01.6.
  • Lieutenant Colonels Joseph O. Fletcher and William P. Benedict of the United States land a plane at the North Pole.

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

The Swimming Pool

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Just as Lois Maynard is about to sell the family's summer home, her domineering and troubled older sister, Judith, returns and a mysterious murder disrupts the household.

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A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

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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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The Saracen Blade

By: Frank Yerby

The story of Pietro di Donati, son of a 13th-century Sicilian peasant, who was born at almost the exact same moment as the Emperor Frederick.

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