Wednesday 5 November 1952
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bill Walton and Oleg Blokhin.
Kansas City Confidential, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Your Jeweler's Showcase.
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- R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
- St. Laetus
- Pope Zachary
- St. Sylvia
- St. Magnus
- St. Galation
- St. Fibitius
- St. Felix and Eusebius
- St. Elizabeth
- St. Dominator
- Ancient Latvia - the festival Katrina
- United Kingdom and New Zealand - Guy Fawkes night (also called Bonfire night; or Fireworks night): Failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament in 1605 is celebrated with bonfires and fireworks.
- St. Domninus
- Bill Walton: American basketball center who paced the UCLA Bruins, at the time called "Walton's Gang," to NCAA Crowns in 1972 and 1973.
- Oleg Blokhin: Ukrainian footballer.
- William Walton: English composer (Born 1902).
- Oleh Blokhin: Ukrainian footballer and manager.
- Vandana Shiva: Indian philosopher and author.
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