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Saturday 10 May 1952

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Wanderley Luxemburgo and Sly Dunbar. Scaramouche, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reflets de Cannes.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Stewart Granger, Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker

Country: United States

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The Narrow Margin

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor, Jacqueline White

Country: United States

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The Man in the White Suit

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker

Country: United States

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Singin' in the Rain

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds

Country: United States

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Rancho Notorious

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Arthur Kennedy, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Starring: Pamela Brown, Dorothy Gordon, Deryck Guyler, Cameron Hall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Dangerous Assignment

Starring: Brian Donlevy

Country: United States

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The Christophers

Starring: Jack Haley, Gigi Perreau, Ruth Hussey, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 May 1952 ?

  • Saint Gordianus
  • Saint Isidore the Laborer
  • Saint John of Avila
  • Saint Job
  • Saint Quaratus and Quintus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Wanderley Luxemburgo: Brazilian former soccer player; a coach who is considered one of the country’s best despite personal conflicts with others in the sport.
  • Sly Dunbar: Jamaican drummer (Sly and Robbie The Aggrovators The Upsetters and The Revolutionaries).
  • Thomas Hamilton: Scottish psychopath, a suspected pedophile known locally as "Mr.
  • Kikki Danielsson: Swedish singer (Wizex Chips Kikki Bettan & Lotta and Kjell Roos Band).
  • Vanderlei Luxemburgo: Brazilian footballer and manager.
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  • Shuffle Along closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 4 performances

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

The Cruel Sea

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World Wat II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats.

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Hold Back The Night

By: Pat Frank

An intensely personal story intertwined with society and institutions.

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Elizabeth, The Queen

By: Marion Crawford

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the

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The Swimming Pool

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Just as Lois Maynard is about to sell the family's summer home, her domineering and troubled older sister, Judith, returns and a mysterious murder disrupts the household.

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