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Tuesday 5 August 1952

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Jarratt and Louis Walsh. Full House, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Masquerade Party.
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TV Series

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

Mister Peepers

Written by: David Swift

Starring: Wally Cox, Marion Lorne, Tony Randall, Patricia Benoit

Country: United States

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The Liberace Show

Starring: Liberace, George Liberace

Country: United States

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My Little Margie

Written by: Frank Fox

Starring: Gale Storm, Charles Farrell, Clarence Kolb, Don Hayden

Country: United States

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Full House

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Fred Allen, Anne Baxter, Jeanne Crain

Country: United States

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The Big Sky

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Dewey Martin, Elizabeth Threatt

Country: United States

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Sudden Fear

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame

Country: United States

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Ivanhoe

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine

Country: United States

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Les Enfants Terribles

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Nicole Stphane, Edouard Dermithe, Rene Cosima

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Jarratt: Australian television and film actor, producer and director, who rose to fame through his work in the Australian New Wave.
  • Louis Walsh: Irish music manager.
  • Tamás Faragó: Hungarian water polo player.
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Facts:
  • The Treaty of Taipei between Japan and the Republic of China goes into effect, to officially end the Second Sino-Japanese War.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1952?

  • Life: Adlai Stevenson
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Philip Murray -- Aug. 4, 1952
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Books

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

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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Adventures In Two Worlds

By: A.J. Cronin

Adventures in Two Worlds.

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Journey To The Far Pacific

By: Thomas E. Dewey

"This book is an account of Dewey's trip to the Orient to view conditions first hand"

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The Hidden Flower

By: Pearl S. Buck

An affecting portrait of interracial love in post-war JapanPearl S. Buck’s The Hidden Flower centers on the relationship between a Japanese student and an American soldier stationed in post-war Japan.

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