Friday December 12, 1952

US date format: 12/12/1952, UK date format: 12/12/1952

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 12, 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 Yolande Folliot and Cathy Rigby. 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 The Houses In Between by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Valentino.
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Holidays

  • 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)

Events

  • Dallas Texans (former Boston Yankees) play last game, last original team.

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Ikiru

Ikiru

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka

Country: United States of America

Limelight

Limelight

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton

Country: United States of America

The Bad and the Beautiful

The Bad and the Beautiful

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell

Country: United States of America

Come Back, Little Sheba

Come Back, Little Sheba

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth, Terry Moore, Richard Jaeckel

Country: United States of America

Kansas City Confidential

Kansas City Confidential

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster, Neville Brand

Country: United States of America

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Our Miss Brooks

Our Miss Brooks

Directed by: Al Lewis

Starring: Eve Arden, Gale Gordon, Jane Morgan, Robert Rockwell

Country: United States of America

Four Star Playhouse

Four Star Playhouse

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: David Niven, Dick Powell, Charles Boyer, Ida Lupino

Country: United States of America

The Bob Hope Show

The Bob Hope Show

Directed by: Jack Shea

Operation Diplomat

Operation Diplomat

Directed by: John Guillermin

All Aboard

All Aboard

Directed by: Fred Levine

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Books

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The Houses In Between by Howard Spring

The Houses In Between

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by Howard Spring

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

Prisoner Of Grace by Joyce Cary

Prisoner Of Grace

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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

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking

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An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

Abraham Lincoln by Benjamin P. Thomas

Abraham Lincoln

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Long considered a classic, Benjamin P. Thomas's Abraham Lincoln: A Biography takes an incisive look at one of American history's greatest figures.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 12, 1952?

On December 12, 1952 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is December 12, 1952?

On December 12, 1952 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 12, 1952?

On December 12, 1952 the US President was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 12, 1952?

On December 12, 1952 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 12, 1952?

On December 12, 1952 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 12, 1952?

On December 12, 1952 several famous people were born including, Yolande Folliot, Cathy Rigby, Peter Haber.

Which famous people died on December 12, 1952?

Famous people died on December 12, 1952 include, Bedrich Hrozny.