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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 Yolande Folliot and Cathy Rigby. 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 The Devils Of Loudun by Aldous Huxley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Flower Pot Men.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Angel Face

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Mona Freeman

Country: United States

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Hans Christian Andersen

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Danny Kaye, Farley Granger, Zizi Jeanmaire

Country: United States

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Road to Bali

Directed by: Hal Walker

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour

Country: United States

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Kansas City Confidential

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster

Country: United States

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Directed by: Thorold Dickinson

Starring: Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard, Frank Pettingell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Terry and the Pirates

Starring: John Baer, William Tracy, Jack Reitzen, Gloria Saunders

Country: United States

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Starring: Alistair Cooke

Country: United States

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My Hero

Starring: Robert Cummings, Julie Bishop, John Litel

Country: United States

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Biff Baker, U.S.A.

Starring: Alan Hale Jr., Randy Stuart

Country: United States

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Victory at Sea

Starring: Leonard Graves

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1952 ?

  • 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)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dallas Texans (former Boston Yankees) play last game, last original team.

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

The Devils Of Loudun

By: Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley's acclaimed and gripping account of one of the strangest occurrences in historyIn 1632 an entire convent in the small French village of Loudun was apparently possessed by the devil.

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The Houses In Between

By: Howard Spring

THis is a Haddon Craftsman edition and is book club copy

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The Caine Mutiny

By: Herman Wouk

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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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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