Friday July 11, 1952

US date format: 7/11/1952, UK date format: 11/7/1952

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 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 Stephen Lang and John Kettley. Untamed Frontier, directed by Hugo Fregonese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while Gods, Graves And Scholars by C.W. Ceram was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kidnapped.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
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Events

  • Gen Eisenhower nominated as Republican presidential candidate

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Movies

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Untamed Frontier

Untamed Frontier

Directed by: Hugo Fregonese

Starring: Joseph Cotten, Shelley Winters, Scott Brady, Suzan Ball

Son of Paleface

Son of Paleface

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Roy Rogers, Trigger

Don't Bother to Knock

Don't Bother to Knock

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Richard Widmark, Marilyn Monroe, Anne Bancroft, Donna Corcoran

Country: United States of America

Zombies of the Stratosphere

Zombies of the Stratosphere

Directed by: Fred C. Brannon

Starring: Judd Holdren, Aline Towne, Wilson Wood, Lane Bradford

Un gallo en corral ajeno

Un gallo en corral ajeno

Directed by: Julián Soler

Starring: Jorge Negrete, Gloria Marín, Andrés Soler, Julio Villarreal

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Mister Peepers

Mister Peepers

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

Country: United States of America

The Liberace Show

The Liberace Show

Starring: Liberace, George Liberace

Country: United States of America

Boss Lady

Boss Lady

Directed by: Vanessa Lynn

Curtain Call

Curtain Call

Directed by: Ryu Hoon

Days to next July 11

If July 11, 1952 is your birthday you're 68 years, 1 month, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 29 days.
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Books

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Gods, Graves And Scholars by C.W. Ceram

Gods, Graves And Scholars

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As stated by the author, "My book was written without scholarly pretensions. My aim was to portray the dramatic qualityes of archeology, its human side."

The Devil'S Advocate by Taylor Caldwell

The Devil'S Advocate

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The magnificent, tumultuous epic of one man's battle against a world of treachery and corruption.

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

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier

My Cousin Rachel

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"From the first page…the reader is back in the moody, brooding atmosphere of Rebecca." —The New York Times From the bestselling author of Rebecca, another classic set in beautiful and mysterious Cornwall.

The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk

The Caine Mutiny

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The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon …


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