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Wednesday 13 August 1952

US date format: 8/13/1952, UK date format: 13/8/1952

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1952). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Herb Ritts and Dave Carter. Monkey Business, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Meet Your Match.
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Movies

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Monkey Business

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn

Country: United States of America

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Penny Princess

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Yolande Donlan, Dirk Bogarde, A.E. Matthews, Reginald Beckwith

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Big Jim McLain

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Nancy Olson, James Arness, Alan Napier

Country: United States of America

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Ahora soy rico

Directed by: Rogelio A. González

Starring: Pedro Infante, Marga López, Antonio Aguilar, Irma Dorantes

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The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima

Directed by: John Brahm

Starring: Gilbert Roland, Angela Clarke, Frank Silvera, Jay Novello

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TV Series

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

Meet Your Match

Directed by: MARK STOLZENBERG

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Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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Mister Peepers

Written by: David Swift

Starring: Wally Cox, Marion Lorne, Tony Randall, Patricia Benoit

Country: United States of America

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The Liberace Show

Starring: Liberace, George Liberace

Country: United States of America

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Boss Lady

Directed by: Vanessa Lynn

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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Facts:
  • Japan joins the IMF.

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Books

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My Cousin Rachel

By: Daphne du Maurier

"From the first page…the reader is back in the moody, brooding atmosphere of Rebecca." —The New York Times From the bestselling author of Rebecca, another classic set in beautiful and mysterious Cornwall.

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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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Give The Lady What She Wants

By: Lloyd Wendt and Herman Kogan

Black cloth with gilt stamped with gloved hand holding a rose and PRESENTATION COPY. Inscribed and signed by Hughston M. McBain.

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The Shining Tides

By: Win Brooks

281 pages. set in Cape Cod "It has vigor and a kind of splendor." From inside flap. BCE

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