Tuesday 15 July 1952
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Bell and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.
Don't Bother to Knock, directed by Roy Baker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while Winston Churchill by Robert Lewis Taylor was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Masquerade Party.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 July 1952 ?
- Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
- Confuflux (Discordianism)
- Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
- Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
- Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
- Brunei - Birthday of the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
- Botswana - President's Day
- Saint Donald's feast day
- Brazil - International Men's Day
- David Bell: Horse trainer.
- Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: (Rep-R-Florida).
- Jeff Carlisi: Rock guitarist (38 Special).
- Jill Long: (Rep-D-Indiana).
- Larken Collins: Rocker (Rossington-Collins Band).
- Judy McGrath: American television executive
- Daniel Mesguich: French-Algerian actor and director in theatre and opera, and professor of a stage acting school.
- Celia Imrie: British actress
- Terry O'Quinn: American actor
- David Pack: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Ambrosia)
- Marky Ramone: American drummer and songwriter (Ramones Richard Hell and the Voidoids and Misfits)
- Johnny Thunders: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (New York Dolls and The Heartbreakers) (d. 1991)
- 1st transatlantic helicopter flight begins
- Gerald D Lascelles (under English Princess Mary) weds Angela Dowding
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