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Wednesday 12 March 1952

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include André Comte-Sponville and Charles Jamieson. Rancho Notorious, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Death Valley Days.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Rancho Notorious

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Arthur Kennedy, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States

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Love Is Better Than Ever

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Larry Parks, Elizabeth Taylor, Josephine Hutchinson

Country: United States

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5 Fingers

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: James Mason, Danielle Darrieux, Michael Rennie

Country: United States

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Jour de fête

Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Guy Decomble, Paul Frankeur

Country: United States

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Viva Zapata!

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Death Valley Days

Starring: Stanley Andrews

Country: United States

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Life Is Worth Living

Starring: Fulton J. Sheen

Country: United States

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Starring: Pamela Brown, Dorothy Gordon, Deryck Guyler, Cameron Hall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Dangerous Assignment

Starring: Brian Donlevy

Country: United States

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The Christophers

Starring: Jack Haley, Gigi Perreau, Ruth Hussey, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 March 1952 ?

  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
  • Mauritius - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • André Comte-Sponville: French philosopher, a proponent of atheism and materialism, but in a particular form, because of his spiritualistic aim.
  • Charles Jamieson: Scottish actor and narrator, working as voice-over in TV, his strongest medium.
  • David Azarian: A jazz pianist, Azarian was killed while changing a tire at approximately 9:55 PM on 3/29/2003 on Interstate 93 in Stoneham, MA.
  • Benjamín Félix: Mexican drug trafficker.
  • Boris Gavrilov: Russian football player and manager.
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

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

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Let It Come Down

By: Paul Bowles

In Let It Come Down, Paul Bowles plots the doomed trajectory of Nelson Dyar, a New York bank teller who comes to Tangier in search of a different life and ends

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Shanghai Conspiracy

By: Charles A. Willoughby

Shanghai Conspiracy the Sorge Spy Ring (Paperback) by Charles Willoughby Publisher: Western Islands; 1st THUS edition (1965) ASIN: B000ITTQTE Product Dimensions: 7 x 4.2

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Adventures In Two Worlds

By: A.J. Cronin

Adventures in Two Worlds.

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