Monday 8 December 1952
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Richie Morales and Khaw Boon Wan.
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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- Malta - Public Holiday.
- Panama - Mother's Day
- Romania - Constitution Day
- Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
- R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
- Italy - In Milan, the opera season starts.
- Buddhism - The Enlightenment of Gautama Buddha
- Afflux (50 Aftermath) (Discordianism)
- Richie Morales: drummer (Spyro Gyra - "Morning Dance").
- Khaw Boon Wan: Singapore Health Minister.
- Khaw Wan: Malayan-Singaporean politician Singaporean Minister of Health.
- Steve Atkinson: English-Hong Kong cricketer.
- Charles Lightoller: English second officer on the Titanic (Born 1874).
- 1st TV acknowledgement of pregnancy (I Love Lucy)
- French troops shoot on demonstrators at Casablanca, 50 die.
- Isaak Ben-Zwi elected President of Israel.
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