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Thursday 15 May 1952

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rick Waits baseball pitcher (Texas Rangers and Phil Seymour. Scaramouche, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Devil'S Advocate by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reflets de Cannes.
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TV Series

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Death Valley Days

Starring: Stanley Andrews

Country: United States

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Life Is Worth Living

Starring: Fulton J. Sheen

Country: United States

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Winnie-the-Pooh

Starring: Pamela Brown, Dorothy Gordon, Deryck Guyler, Cameron Hall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Dangerous Assignment

Starring: Brian Donlevy

Country: United States

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The Christophers

Starring: Jack Haley, Gigi Perreau, Ruth Hussey, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Stewart Granger, Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker

Country: United States

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The Narrow Margin

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor, Jacqueline White

Country: United States

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The Man in the White Suit

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker

Country: United States

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Singin' in the Rain

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds

Country: United States

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Rancho Notorious

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Arthur Kennedy, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 May 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
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Facts:
  • Detroit Tigers' pitcher Virgil Trucks no-hits Washington Senators, 1-0.
  • Johnny Longden becomes second jockey to ride 4,000 winners.
  • Diplomatic relations are established between the governments of Israel and Japan at the level of legations.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: General Matthew Ridgway
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Hoyt Vandenberg -- May 12, 1952
  • Life: Diana Lynn

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Books

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

The Devil'S Advocate

By: Taylor Caldwell

The magnificent, tumultuous epic of one man's battle against a world of treachery and corruption.

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The Saracen Blade

By: Frank Yerby

The story of Pietro di Donati, son of a 13th-century Sicilian peasant, who was born at almost the exact same moment as the Emperor Frederick.

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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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The Son Of Adam Wyngate

By: Mary O'Hara

A Story Press Book. The story of a New England family by the author of My Friend Flicka, her fourth book.

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