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Monday 16 June 1952

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include George Papandreou and Gino Vanelli. Clash by Night, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I've Got a Secret.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Clash by Night

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Paul Douglas

Country: United States

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Pat and Mike

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Aldo Ray

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

My Little Margie

Written by: Frank Fox

Starring: Gale Storm, Charles Farrell, Clarence Kolb, Don Hayden

Country: United States

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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1952 ?

  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
Famous Birthdays:
  • George Papandreou: Greek sociologist and politician 182nd Prime Minister of Greece.
  • Gino Vanelli: Montreal, Quebec -- Singer (Living Inside Myself).
  • Aleksandr Zaitsev: USSR -- Pairs figure skating (1976, 80 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Rob Kloet: Pop drummer / singer (Nits-In the Dutch Mountains).
  • Gino Vannelli: Canadian singer and songwriter.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Andrew Lawson: Scottish-American geologist, the first to map the entire San Andreas Fault (Born 1861).
  • Soviet Fighters shoot Swedish Catalina reconnaissance flight down

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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1952 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Perry Como & Eddie Fisher - Maybe
  2. Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra - Vanessa
  3. Here in My Heart - Vic Damone

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Life magazine


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

A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

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One Man'S America

By: Alistair Cooke

This book is a collection of talks or exercises in "radio essay", a form originating in early days of British broadcasting.

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My Cousin Rachel

By: Daphne du Maurier

"From the first page…the reader is back in the moody, brooding atmosphere of Rebecca." —The New York Times From the bestselling author of Rebecca, another classic set in beautiful and mysterious Cornwall.

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The Bengal Tiger

By: Hall Hunter


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