Wednesday November 12, 1952: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 11/12/1952, UK date format: 12/11/1952

November 12th, 1952 was the 317th day of the year 1952 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Scorpio. The day of the week was Wednesday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Vincenzo Barba and Ronald Burkle.

Hans Christian Andersen, directed by Charles Vidor, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1952 while Prisoner Of Grace by Joyce Cary was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Huckleberry Finn.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Magazine covers | Books

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November 12, 1952 Events

What happened on November 12, 1952?

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia Athletics pitcher Bobby Shantz wins AL MVP
  • White Sox place Jim Rivera on 1 year probation after cleared of rape

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November 12, 1952 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on November 12, 1952?

Other November 12th famous birthdays

  • Grace Kelly

    American actress and Princely consort from Monaco (d. 1982).

  • Ryan Gosling

    Canadian actor, director and writer.

  • American ritual cult leader of 5' 2" inches, a psychopath with a group of drug-numbed supporters.

  • Anne Hathaway

    American actress, who starred in dramatic films like Brokeback Mountain and Havoc in 2005.

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If November 12, 1952 is your birthday you are 70 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on November 12.

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November 12, 1952 Famous Deaths

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November 12, 1952 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Scorpio personality

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Babies born in November are either Scorpio or Sagittarius. People born before November 21st are Scorpio, while people born from November 22nd have the sign of Sagittarius

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Chinese Zodiac

Dragon chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dragon

Element: Water

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November 12, 1952 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was November 12, 1952?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

November 12th marks the 316th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1952.

There are 49 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


November 12, 1952 Holidays and Observances

What is special on November 12, 1952?


  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
  • Bahá'f Faith: Holy Day, Bahá'u'lláh

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Danny Kaye, Farley Granger, Zizi Jeanmaire, Joseph Walsh

Country: United States of America

Road to Bali

Road to Bali

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Hal Walker

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Murvyn Vye

Country: United States of America

The Iron Mistress

The Iron Mistress

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Alan Ladd, Virginia Mayo, Joseph Calleia, Phyllis Kirk

Desperate Search

Desperate Search

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Howard Keel, Jane Greer, Patricia Medina, Keenan Wynn

El rebozo de Soledad

El rebozo de Soledad

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Roberto Gavaldón

Starring: Arturo de Córdova, Pedro Armendáriz, Estela Inda, Domingo Soler

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Huckleberry Finn

Huckleberry Finn

Release year: 1952

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Operation Diplomat

Operation Diplomat

Release year: 1952

Directed by: John Guillermin

All Aboard

All Aboard

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Fred Levine

The Bob Hope Show

The Bob Hope Show

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Jack Shea

Our Miss Brooks

Our Miss Brooks

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Al Lewis

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

Country: United States of America

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Prisoner Of Grace by Joyce Cary

Prisoner Of Grace


The Prisoner of Grace, the first novel in the third trilogy (or triptych as Cary prefers), is the Prisoner Of Grace. Other two novels are Except the Lord, and Not Honour more in

Kiss Me, Deadly by Mickey Spillane

Kiss Me, Deadly



The Gown Of Glory by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

The Gown Of Glory


The Gown of Glory

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

East of Eden


It is a masterpiece of Biblical scope and the magnum opus of John Steinbeck, America's most enduring author. In his journal, John Steinbeck, a Nobel Prize winner, called East of Eden "the original book." Indeed, it has the primordial power …

Confessors Of The Name by Gladys Schmitt

Confessors Of The Name


Toynbee, the great English historian, compared the reign of Emperor Decius (250 A.D.), to our own time - "a time full of troubles."

Birth chart on this day

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November 12, 1952 Lunar and Planetary phase

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