Friday 4 April 1952
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gary Moore and Karen Magnussen.
The Man in the White Suit, directed by Alexander Mackendrick, 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 Death Valley Days.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
- Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
- Lesotho - Heroes' Day
- Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- World Rat Day
- Saint Isidore of Seville, patron saint of the internauts
- International Day for Landmine Awareness and Assistance
- Gary Moore: Northern Irish singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Skid Row Thin Lizzy and Colosseum II) (d. 2011).
- Karen Magnussen: Canadian championship figure skater, the winner of an Olympic Silver Medal 1972.
- Gary Moore Irish rock guitarist ("Still Got the Blues": Thin Lizzy, Skid Row).
- Peter Haycock: rock guitarist ("All Along the Watchtower").
- Villy S?vndal: Danish politician.
- Rosemarie Ackermann: in the German Democratic Republic; high jumper (Olympics-gold-1976).
- Pat Burns: Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2010).
- Gregg Hansford: Australian motorcycle and touring car racer (Born 1952).
- Cherie Lunghi: English actress and dancer.
- Villy Søvndal: Danish educator and politician Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs.
- Dave Hill: England, United Kingdom -- Rock guitarist (Slade-Coz I Love You).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1952 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Be Anything (But Be Mine) - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
- Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians - Blue Tango
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