Wednesday December 10, 1952

US date format: 12/10/1952, UK date format: 10/12/1952

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 10, 1952). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Susan Dey and Greg Mortimer. In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. The Bad and the Beautiful, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Houses In Between by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Valentino.
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  • WSLS TV channel 10 in Roanoke, VA (NBC) begins broadcasting

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The Bad and the Beautiful

The Bad and the Beautiful

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell

Country: United States of America

Come Back, Little Sheba

Come Back, Little Sheba

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth, Terry Moore, Richard Jaeckel

Country: United States of America

My Cousin Rachel

My Cousin Rachel

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Richard Burton, Audrey Dalton, Ronald Squire

Country: United States of America

Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: José Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Suzanne Flon, Claude Nollier

Country: United States of America

Ruby Gentry

Ruby Gentry

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Charlton Heston, Karl Malden, Tom Tully

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Valentino

Valentino

Directed by: Ken Russell

The Big Idea

The Big Idea

Directed by: Matt Thompson

The Pickwick Papers

The Pickwick Papers

Directed by: Warwick Gilbert

Huckleberry Finn

Huckleberry Finn

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Operation Diplomat

Operation Diplomat

Directed by: John Guillermin

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Books

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The Houses In Between by Howard Spring

The Houses In Between

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by Howard Spring

A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall

A Man Called Peter

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In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

Prisoner Of Grace by Joyce Cary

Prisoner Of Grace

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The Prisoner of Grace is the first novel in the second trilogy, or triptych to use Cary's preferred term. The other two are Except the Lord and Not Honour More in

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking

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An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

Abraham Lincoln by Benjamin P. Thomas

Abraham Lincoln

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Long considered a classic, Benjamin P. Thomas's Abraham Lincoln: A Biography takes an incisive look at one of American history's greatest figures.


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