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Thursday 11 December 1952

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 11, 1952). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Osamu Akimoto and David Limbaugh. 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 A Shower Of Summer Days by May Sarton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Idea.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Bad and the Beautiful

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

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

Country: United States

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Come Back, Little Sheba

Directed by: Daniel Mann

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

Country: United States

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Moulin Rouge

Directed by: John Huston

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

Country: United States

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My Cousin Rachel

Directed by: Henry Koster

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

Country: United States

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Ruby Gentry

Directed by: King Vidor

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

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TV Series

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

The Big Idea

Directed by: Matt Thompson

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Directed by: Ken Russell

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The Pickwick Papers

Directed by: Warwick Gilbert

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Huckleberry Finn

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

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All Aboard

Directed by: Fred Levine

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1952 ?

  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 11, 1952 - Geocentric view

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

A Shower Of Summer Days

By: May Sarton

“May Sarton ranks with the very best of our distinguished novelists. A Shower of Summer Days establishes once and for all her unmistakable authority.”

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The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

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.

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The Great Enterprise

By: H.A. Overstreet


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The Wonderful Country

By: Tom Lea

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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