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Wednesday 9 January 1952

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frank Margerin and Michael Capuano. Man Bait, directed by Terence Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while Steamboat Gothic by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hit Parade.
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Movies

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Man Bait

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: George Brent, Marguerite Chapman, Raymond Huntley, Peter Reynolds

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Detective Story

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix, Cathy O'Donnell

Country: United States

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The Magic Carpet

Directed by: Lew Landers

Starring: Lucille Ball, John Agar, Patricia Medina, George Tobias

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Stronghold

Directed by: Steve Sekely

Starring: Veronica Lake, Zachary Scott, Arturo de Córdova, Irene Ajay

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Ten Tall Men

Directed by: Willis Goldbeck

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Jody Lawrance, Gilbert Roland, Kieron Moore

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

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The Continental

Starring: Renzo Cesana

Country: United States

Joseph Schildkraut Presents

Starring: Joseph Schildkraut

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • 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).
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Facts:
  • 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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Books

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Steamboat Gothic

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

This was the first of Frances Parkinson Keyes novels that I ever read. I was entranced with the Southern locale and the people depicted in the novel.

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Chosen Country

By: John Dos Passos

Dust jacket design by Samuel H. Bryant. One of 400 copies especially signed by Dos Passos on a special tipped in sheet for the Booksellers Of America in the beginning of

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Barabbas

By: Par Lagerkvist

Barabbas is the acquitted; the man whose life was exchanged for that of Jesus of Nazareth, crucified upon the hill of Golgotha.

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The Forrestal Diaries

By: Walter Millis and E.S. Duffield

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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