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Friday 5 December 1952

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Andy Kim and Bobby Barth. In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. Angel Face, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Houses In Between by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Flower Pot Men.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Angel Face

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Mona Freeman

Country: United States

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Hans Christian Andersen

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Danny Kaye, Farley Granger, Zizi Jeanmaire

Country: United States

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Road to Bali

Directed by: Hal Walker

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour

Country: United States

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Kansas City Confidential

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster

Country: United States

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Directed by: Thorold Dickinson

Starring: Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard, Frank Pettingell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Terry and the Pirates

Starring: John Baer, William Tracy, Jack Reitzen, Gloria Saunders

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1952 ?

  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
  • Andy Kim: Canadian singer, songwriter.
  • Bobby Barth: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Blackfoot and Axe).
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  • Great Smog of 1952: A cold fog descends upon London, combining with air pollution and killing at least 12,000 in the weeks and months that follow.

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

The Houses In Between

By: Howard Spring

THis is a Haddon Craftsman edition and is book club copy

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The Last Resorts

By: Cleveland Amory

story about the eccentric Mrs. Spencer and her beloved piglet "Rosie"

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The Devils Of Loudun

By: Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley's acclaimed and gripping account of one of the strangest occurrences in historyIn 1632 an entire convent in the small French village of Loudun was apparently possessed by the devil.

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Men At Arms

By: Evelyn Waugh

The first volume of Evelyn Waugh's masterful trilogy about war, religion, and politics.

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