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Friday 15 August 1952

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ger Hoeymakers and Bernard Lacombe. The Quiet Man, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while Catherine Carter by Pamela Hansford Johnson was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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

Masquerade Party

Starring: Ilka Chase, Peter Donald, Ogden Nash, Buff Cobb

Country: United States

Mister Peepers

Written by: David Swift

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

Country: United States

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The Liberace Show

Starring: Liberace, George Liberace

Country: United States

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I've Got a Secret

Written by: Howard Merrill, Allan Sherman

Starring: Henry Morgan, Bill Cullen, Betsy Palmer, Bess Myerson

Country: United States

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My Little Margie

Written by: Frank Fox

Starring: Gale Storm, Charles Farrell, Clarence Kolb, Don Hayden

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Quiet Man

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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Casque d'Or

Directed by: Jacques Becker

Starring: Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani, Claude Dauphin

Country: United States

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Full House

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Fred Allen, Anne Baxter, Jeanne Crain

Country: United States

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The Big Sky

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Dewey Martin, Elizabeth Threatt

Country: United States

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Sudden Fear

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ger Hoeymakers: Dutch rock guitarist (Franc Boeijen Group).
  • Bernard Lacombe: French football (soccer) player, who played forward, mainly with Olympique Lyonnais, Girondins Bordeaux and the French national team.
  • Chuck Burgi: American drummer (Blue Öyster Cult Rainbow and Brand X).
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Facts:
  • 19th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Los Angeles 10, All-Stars 7 (88,316)
  • Devon, United Kingdom A flashflood drenches the town of Lynmouth, killing 34 people.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1952?

  • Life: Joan Rice
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John J. Sparkman -- Aug. 11, 1952
  • Life: Adlai Stevenson

Books

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

Catherine Carter

By: Pamela Hansford Johnson

Catherine Carter tells of two ardent people who loved each other passionately and who have to fight to bring their love to fulfilment.

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Adventures In Two Worlds

By: A.J. Cronin

Adventures in Two Worlds.

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Journey To The Far Pacific

By: Thomas E. Dewey

"This book is an account of Dewey's trip to the Orient to view conditions first hand"

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The Silver Chalice

By: Thomas B. Costain

Distinguished historian and past master of fiction, Thomas B. Costain has turned his prodigious talent to biblical times to weave an exciting and inspirational story about the Cup used by Christ at the Last Supper with His Disciples.

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