Friday 12 December 1952
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cathy Rigby McCoy in Los Alamitos and Brenton Broadstock.
In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits.
Angel Face, directed by Otto Preminger, 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 Flower Pot Men.
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- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Cathy Rigby McCoy in Los Alamitos: California, USA; gymnast (Olympics-4th-1968, 1972).
- Brenton Broadstock: Australian composer and academic.
- Franco Dragone: Italian-Belgian theatre director.
- Heather Fargo: American politician, mayor of Sacramento from November 2000 to November 2008.
- Cathy Rigby: American athlete and actress.
- Herb Dhaliwal: Indian-Canadian businessman and politician 3rd Canadian Minister of Natural Resources
- Sarah Douglas: England, United Kingdom -- Actress (Conan, Superman II, Falcon Crest)
- Helen Dunmore: English poet and author
- Bedrich Hrozny: Czech orientalist and linguist (Born 1879).
- Dallas Texans (former Boston Yankees) play last game, last original team.
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