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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 Diane Venora and Daniel Hugh Kelly. Full House, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Saracen Blade by Frank Yerby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Masquerade Party.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Full House

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Fred Allen, Anne Baxter, Jeanne Crain

Country: United States

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The Big Sky

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Dewey Martin, Elizabeth Threatt

Country: United States

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Sudden Fear

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame

Country: United States

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Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine

Country: United States

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Les Enfants Terribles

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Nicole Stphane, Edouard Dermithe, Rene Cosima

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Mister Peepers

Written by: David Swift

Starring: Wally Cox, Marion Lorne, Tony Randall, Patricia Benoit

Country: United States

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The Liberace Show

Starring: Liberace, George Liberace

Country: United States

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My Little Margie

Written by: Frank Fox

Starring: Gale Storm, Charles Farrell, Clarence Kolb, Don Hayden

Country: United States

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Death Valley Days

Starring: Stanley Andrews

Country: United States

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Life Is Worth Living

Starring: Fulton J. Sheen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 August 1952 ?

  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
  • Diane Venora: American actress.
  • Daniel Hugh Kelly: American actor.
  • 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.
  • Ashley Putnam: American singer, a coloratura soprano.
  • Daniel Kelly: TV Actor.
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  • Louise Suggs wins LPGA All American Women Golf Tournament

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Saracen Blade

By: Frank Yerby

The story of Pietro di Donati, son of a 13th-century Sicilian peasant, who was born at almost the exact same moment as the Emperor Frederick.

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Give The Lady What She Wants

By: Lloyd Wendt and Herman Kogan

Black cloth with gilt stamped with gloved hand holding a rose and PRESENTATION COPY. Inscribed and signed by Hughston M. McBain.

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The Hidden Flower

By: Pearl S. Buck

An affecting portrait of interracial love in post-war JapanPearl S. Buck’s The Hidden Flower centers on the relationship between a Japanese student and an American soldier stationed in post-war Japan.

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The Sea Around Us

By: Rachel Carson

Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us is one of the most remarkably successful books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on ...

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