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Monday 15 December 1952

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Julie Taymor and Kalyani Lawry. In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by Anthony Asquith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ding Dong School.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Importance of Being Earnest

Directed by: Anthony Asquith

Starring: Michael Redgrave, Richard Wattis, Michael Denison

Country: United States

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Angel Face

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Mona Freeman

Country: United States

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Hans Christian Andersen

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Danny Kaye, Farley Granger, Zizi Jeanmaire

Country: United States

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Road to Bali

Directed by: Hal Walker

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour

Country: United States

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Kansas City Confidential

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Terry and the Pirates

Starring: John Baer, William Tracy, Jack Reitzen, Gloria Saunders

Country: United States

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Starring: Alistair Cooke

Country: United States

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My Hero

Starring: Robert Cummings, Julie Bishop, John Litel

Country: United States

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Biff Baker, U.S.A.

Starring: Alan Hale Jr., Randy Stuart

Country: United States

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Victory at Sea

Starring: Leonard Graves

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Julie Taymor: American film maker, the highly talented director of the musical play "The Lion King" for which she won a Tony Award, bringing her vision and ideas to the stage.
  • Kalyani Lawry: Australian astrologer.
  • Rudi Protrudi: American singer-songwriter and producer (The Fuzztones).
  • Allan Simonsen: Danish footballer and manager.
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  • KHON TV channel 2 in Honolulu, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Orientales Ecclesias
  • Christine Jorgenson is first person to undergo a sex-change operation.

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

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 ...

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A Many-Splendored Thing

By: Han Suyin

From forward: is a book about that post-war Asia shaken from end to end by stupendous, revolutionary changes. ...A vivid feature is the contrast in her brilliant pictures of Hong Kong

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East of Eden

By: John Steinbeck

A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authorsIn his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of ...

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Steamboat Gothic

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

This was the first of Frances Parkinson Keyes novels that I ever read. I was entranced with the Southern locale and the people depicted in the novel.

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