Friday 9 May 1952
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Linda Finnie and Dick Annegarn.
Scaramouche, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The President'S Lady by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Reflets de Cannes.
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- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
- Linda Finnie: Scottish mezzo-soprano who studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
- Dick Annegarn
- Patrick Ryecart: Actor (Silas Mariner).
- Canada Lee: black actor (Lost Boundaries), dies in New York City, New York at age 45.
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