Friday 8 February 1952
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hans Van de Lubbe and Nancy Lord.
Viva Zapata!, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while Wait For The Wagon by Mary Lasswell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Life Is Worth Living.
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Which were the important events of 8 February 1952 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- Hans Van de Lubbe: Dutch bassist / singer (Dike).
- Nancy Lord: Libertarian Vice-Presidential candidate (1992).
- Marinho Chagas: Brazilian footballer and coach (d. 2014).
- Daisuke Gōri: Japanese actor (d. 2010).
- RCA Victor Show Starring Dennis Day, debuts on NBC TV
- Elizabeth II is proclaimed Queen of the United Kingdom.
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