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Wednesday 14 May 1952

US date format: 5/14/1952, UK date format: 14/5/1952

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 14, 1952). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Zemeckis and Robert Zemeckis. Clash by Night, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while Hold Back The Night by Pat Frank 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

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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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Brandy for the Parson

Directed by: John Eldridge

Starring: James Donald, Kenneth More, Jean Lodge, Frederick Piper

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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 14 May 1952 ?

  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
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Planetary positions on May 14, 1952 - Geocentric view

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

Hold Back The Night

By: Pat Frank

In depth account of the early days of The Korean War.

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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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The Memoirs Of Herbert Hoover

By: Herbert Hoover

This is a new release of the original 1952 edition.

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The Struggle For Europe

By: Chester Wilmot

Chester Wilmot’s The Struggle for Europe is the most highly regarded single-volume history of the Second World War in Europe. First published in 1952, the book has the advantage of the

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