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Monday 12 May 1952

US date format: 5/12/1952, UK date format: 12/5/1952

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 12, 1952). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Canute Edwards and Norbert Stolzenburg. Clash by Night, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Saracen Blade by Frank Yerby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Chance of a Lifetime.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Clash by Night

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Paul Douglas, Marilyn Monroe

Country: United States of America

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Lovely to Look At

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Red Skelton, Howard Keel, Marge Champion

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Stolen Face

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Paul Henreid, Lizabeth Scott, André Morell, Mary Mackenzie

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Skirts Ahoy!

Directed by: Sidney Lanfield

Starring: Esther Williams, Joan Evans, Vivian Blaine, Barry Sullivan

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Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Maureen O'Hara, Peter Lawford, Finlay Currie, Richard Boone

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

Chance of a Lifetime

Directed by: Bernard Miles

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The Sand Castle

Directed by: Co Hoedeman

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On Guard

Directed by: Philippe de Broca

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The Secret Garden

Directed by: Owen Smith

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Into Thin Air

Directed by: Lorenzo Sartini

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1952 ?

  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
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  • Charlton Playground named in Bronx
  • Gaj Singh is crowned Maharaja of Jodhpur.

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

The Saracen Blade

By: Frank Yerby

The story of Pietro di Donati, son of a 13th-century Sicilian peasant, who was born at almost the exact same moment as the Emperor Frederick.

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The Swimming Pool

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Just as Lois Maynard is about to sell the family's summer home, her domineering and troubled older sister, Judith, returns and a mysterious murder disrupts the household.

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The Memoirs Of Herbert Hoover

By: Herbert Hoover

This is a new release of the original 1952 edition.

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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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