Sunday 10 August 1952
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nikolai Alekseyevich Pushenko and Pepsi Nunes.
Full House, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Masquerade Party.
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- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Nikolai Alekseyevich Pushenko: Russian Lieutenant Colonel / Cosmonaut.
- Pepsi Nunes: Marine biologist.
- Daniel Hugh Kelly: American actor.
- Ashley Putnam in New York City: New York, USA; soprano (New York City Opera 1978).
- Ashley Putnam: American singer, a coloratura soprano.
- Renaud Van Ruymbeke: French investigative magistrate, well known for specializing in political and financial corruption cases, who investigated the French-Taiwan frigates Affair, which was related to the Clearstream scandal, and the Urba affair.
- Daniel Kelly: TV Actor
- Diane Venora: American actress
- Louise Suggs wins LPGA All American Women Golf Tournament
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