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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 East of Eden by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Operation Diplomat.
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What the sky looked like on 11 December 1952

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Movies

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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 ?

Operation Diplomat

Directed by: John Guillermin

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Ding Dong School

Starring: Fran Allison

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • 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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Books

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East of Eden

By: John Steinbeck

A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authorsIn his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of ...

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Steamboat Gothic

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

This was the first of Frances Parkinson Keyes novels that I ever read. I was entranced with the Southern locale and the people depicted in the novel.

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Prisoner Of Grace

By: Joyce Cary

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

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Men At Arms

By: Evelyn Waugh

The first volume of Evelyn Waugh's masterful trilogy about war, religion, and politics.

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