Sunday 6 January 1952, Epiphany
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Grant Goodeve in New Haven and Armelia McQueen in North Carolina.
In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits.
Detective Story, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Serpent-Wreathed Staff by Alice Tisdale Hobart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hit Parade.
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- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Armelia McQueen in North Carolina: USA; (Brooklyn Conservatory), actress.
- Grant Goodeve in New Haven: Connecticut, USA; actor (David - Eight is Enough, Dynasty).
- Léon Brémont: French stage actor and writer, who played opposite Sarah Bernhardt in the late nineteenth century.
- Frédéric Lodéon: French classical musician, he has made several albums of chamber music as well as other classical works.
- Frank Sivero: Italian-born American actor.
- Moondog Spot: American professional wrestler (Born 1952).
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