Saturday February 16, 1952

US date format: 2/16/1952, UK date format: 16/2/1952

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 16, 1952). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include James Ingram and Jan Kerouac. At Sword's Point, directed by Lewis Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Memoirs Of Herbert Hoover by Herbert Hoover was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Winner Take All.
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At Sword's Point

At Sword's Point

Directed by: Lewis Allen

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Maureen O'Hara, Robert Douglas, Gladys Cooper

5 Fingers

5 Fingers

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: James Mason, Danielle Darrieux, Michael Rennie, Walter Hampden

Country: United States of America

The Belle of New York

The Belle of New York

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Fred Astaire, Vera-Ellen, Marjorie Main, Keenan Wynn

La vérité sur Bébé Donge

La vérité sur Bébé Donge

Directed by: Henri Decoin

Starring: Danielle Darrieux, Jean Gabin, Jacques Castelot, Daniel Lecourtois

Viva Zapata!

Viva Zapata!

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn, Joseph Wiseman

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
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Events

  • Hall of Famer Honus Wagner, age 77, retires; Pittsburgh Pirates retire his #33.

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TV Series

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Winner Take All

Winner Take All

Directed by: Paul Bogart

Rebound

Rebound

Directed by: Megan Freels Johnston

Hit Parade

Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

The Dinah Shore Show

The Dinah Shore Show

Starring: Dinah Shore, Gisele MacKenzie, Fred Waring

Country: United States of America

Pet Shop

Pet Shop

Directed by: Hope Perello

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Books

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The Memoirs Of Herbert Hoover by Herbert Hoover

The Memoirs Of Herbert Hoover

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This is a new release of the original 1952 edition.

Gods, Graves And Scholars by C.W. Ceram

Gods, Graves And Scholars

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As stated by the author, "My book was written without scholarly pretensions. My aim was to portray the dramatic qualityes of archeology, its human side."

The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat

The Cruel Sea

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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.

Melville Goodwin, Usa by John Marquand

Melville Goodwin, Usa

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Finalist for the National Book Award: This sweeping novel set in the aftermath of World War II reveals the story behind the creation of an American icon Major General Melville A.

The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson

The Sea Around Us

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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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