Wednesday 9 January 1952
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 9, 1952). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Frank Margerin and Michael Capuano.
Bend of the River, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while Giant by Edna Ferber was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hit Parade.
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- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- Frank Margerin: French author and illustrator of comics.
- Michael Capuano: American politician, United States Congressman from Massachusetts.
- Mike Capuano: American politician, sworn in as a Dem.
- Mathew Knowles: Music Producer.
- Marek Belka: Economist.
- Hugh Bayley: English politician.
- Kaushik Basu: Indian economist and academic.
- Eveline L: Herfkens; Dutch Member of Parliament (PvdA).
- Marines give notice that they will recall Ted Williams to active duty
- Karel Sys wins European heavyweight boxing title.
- Belgian Pholien government resigns.
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