Tuesday 12 August 1952
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ronald Guttman and Chen Kaige.
Casque d'Or, directed by Jacques Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Masquerade Party.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 12 August 1952!
Which were the important events of 12 August 1952 ?
- Ronald Guttman: Belgian actor, theatrical producer and film producer.
- Chen Kaige: Chinese actor director and screenwriter.
- Kalevi Kull: Estonian biologist and academic.
- David Bergelson: Ukrainian-born Soviet Yiddish language writer (Born 1884).
- Hussain ibn Talal proclaimed King of Jordan
- The Night of the Murdered Poets: 13 prominent Jewish intellectuals are murdered in Moscow.
Search For Your Ancestors
Make this date unforgettable
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?