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Tuesday 6 May 1952

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christian Clavier and Stan Mosley. Kangaroo, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Into Thin Air.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Maureen O'Hara, Peter Lawford, Finlay Currie, Richard Boone

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Red Planet Mars

Directed by: Harry Horner

Starring: Peter Graves, Andrea King, Herbert Berghof, Walter Sande

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Forbidden Games

Directed by: René Clément

Starring: Georges Poujouly, Brigitte Fossey, Amédée, Laurence Badie

Country: United States

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Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Stewart Granger, Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States

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Kid Monk Baroni

Directed by: Harold D. Schuster

Starring: Richard Rober, Bruce Cabot, Allene Roberts, Mona Knox

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TV Series

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Into Thin Air

Directed by: Lorenzo Sartini

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Directed by: Neal Slavin

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The Broken Horseshoe

Directed by: Martyn C. Webster

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The Schaefer Century Theatre


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Historical Events

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  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
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Famous Deaths:
  • Alberto Savinio: Italian Composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60.
  • Maria Montessori: Italian educator who was the first woman in Italy to receive a medical degree, in 1895.
  • Farouk of Egypt has himself announced as a descendant of prophet Muhammad.

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My Cousin Rachel

By: Daphne du Maurier

"From the first page…the reader is back in the moody, brooding atmosphere of Rebecca." —The New York Times From the bestselling author of Rebecca, another classic set in beautiful and mysterious Cornwall.

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The Swimming Pool

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Just as Lois Maynard is about to sell the family's summer home, her domineering and troubled older sister, Judith, returns and a mysterious murder disrupts the household.

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The Saracen Blade

By: Frank Yerby

The story of Pietro di Donati, son of a 13th-century Sicilian peasant, who was born at almost the exact same moment as the Emperor Frederick.

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