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Saturday 16 August 1952

US date format: 8/16/1952, UK date format: 16/8/1952

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1952). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Philip Scott and Gianna Rolandi in New York City. Monkey Business, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while Adlai E. Stevenson Of Illinois by Noel F. Busch was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Meet Your Match.
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Movies

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Monkey Business

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn

Country: United States of America

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Penny Princess

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Yolande Donlan, Dirk Bogarde, A.E. Matthews, Reginald Beckwith

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Big Jim McLain

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Nancy Olson, James Arness, Alan Napier

Country: United States of America

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Ahora soy rico

Directed by: Rogelio A. González

Starring: Pedro Infante, Marga López, Antonio Aguilar, Irma Dorantes

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The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima

Directed by: John Brahm

Starring: Gilbert Roland, Angela Clarke, Frank Silvera, Jay Novello

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TV Series

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

Meet Your Match

Directed by: MARK STOLZENBERG

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Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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Mister Peepers

Written by: David Swift

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

Country: United States of America

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The Liberace Show

Starring: Liberace, George Liberace

Country: United States of America

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Boss Lady

Directed by: Vanessa Lynn

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Facts:
  • Lynmouth, North Devon, England is devastated by floods 34 die.

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Books

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Adlai E. Stevenson Of Illinois

By: Noel F. Busch

This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important

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Winston Churchill

By: Robert Lewis Taylor

British History, World History, Pol. Science, World War II

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Adventures In Two Worlds

By: A.J. Cronin

Adventures in Two Worlds.

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The Cruel Sea

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World Wat II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats.

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