Saturday 6 December 1952
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Terence Knox in Richland and Nicolas Bréhal.
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 East Of Eden by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Flower Pot Men.
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- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
- Terence Knox in Richland: Washington, USA; actor (Peter - St. Elsewhere).
- Nicolas Bréhal: French novelist and literary critic.
- Craig Newmark: American founder of the "Craig's List" phenomenon on the Internet.
- Chuck Baker: American baseball player.
- Edward Etzel: American target shooter.
- Joe Harris: American football player
- Charles Salvador: English boxer and criminal
- Shio Satō: Japanese illustrator (d. 2010)
- Jeff Schneider: American baseball player
- David Spector: American biologist and academic
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