Saturday September 13, 1952

US date format: 9/13/1952, UK date format: 13/9/1952

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 13, 1952). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Christine Estabrook and Randy Jones (singer). Because You're Mine, directed by Alexander Hall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Thurber Album by James Thurber was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Four Star Playhouse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Because You're Mine

Directed by: Alexander Hall

Starring: Mario Lanza, Doretta Morrow, James Whitmore, Dean Miller

The Ring

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Gerald Mohr, Rita Moreno, Lalo Rios, Robert Arthur

The Devil Makes Three

Directed by: Andrew Marton

Starring: Gene Kelly, Pier Angeli, Richard Rober, Richard Egan

Yankee Buccaneer

Directed by: Frederick De Cordova

Starring: Jeff Chandler, Scott Brady, Suzan Ball, Joseph Calleia

Affair in Monte Carlo

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Merle Oberon, Richard Todd, Leo Genn, Stephen Murray


Historical Events

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of September 13, 1952?

    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. Mario Lanza - Because You're Mine

TV Series

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

Four Star Playhouse

Directed by: Tay Garnett

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

Country: United States of America

Anne of Green Gables

This Is the Life

Directed by: Not specifed

Cowboy G-Men

Meet Your Match


Magazine Covers

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

The Thurber Album

By: James Thurber

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The Silver Chalice

By: Thomas B. Costain

The latest release in the Christian Epic series is an exciting novel that takes place shortly after Christ's death and resurrection. Basil is called to design the case which will hold the silver cup that Christ and His disciples drank …

The Sea Around Us

By: Rachel Carson

Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us is one of the most remarkably successful books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on …

The Hidden Flower

By: Pearl S. Buck

An affecting portrait of interracial love in post-war JapanPearl S. Buck’s The Hidden Flower centers on the relationship between a Japanese student and an American soldier stationed in post-war Japan.

Theodora And The Emperor

By: Harold Lamb

Theodora and the Emperor Hardcover book

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