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Thursday 5 June 1952

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nicko McBrain and Daniel Katzen. Scaramouche, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while Under The Sea-Wind by Rachel Carson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching China Smith.
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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 5 June 1952 ?

  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of N�r (Light) - First day of the fifth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Feast of Saint Boniface.
  • Seychelles - Liberation Day.
  • National holiday of Denmark (Constitution Day).
  • World Environment Day, since the United Nations General Assembly resolution in 1972.
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  • 1st sporting event televised nationally-Walcott vs. Charles boxing
  • Jersey Joe Walcott beats Ezzard Charles for heavyweight boxing title.

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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1952 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Somewhere Along The Way - Nat King Cole (Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra)

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Life magazine


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

Under The Sea-Wind

By: Rachel Carson

Celebrating the mystery and beauty of birds and sea creatures in their natural habitat, Under the Sea-Wind—Rachel Carson’s first book and her personal favorite—is the early masterwork of one of America’s

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The Son Of Adam Wyngate

By: Mary O'Hara

A Story Press Book. The story of a New England family by the author of My Friend Flicka, her fourth book.

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The Caine Mutiny

By: Herman Wouk

The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon ...

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Hold Back The Night

By: Pat Frank

An intensely personal story intertwined with society and institutions.

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