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Thursday 16 October 1952

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Boogie Mosson and Martha Smith. Limelight, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Encounter.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

I Married Joan

Starring: Joan Davis, Jim Backus

Country: United States

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Mr. & Mrs. North

Starring: Richard Denning, Barbara Britton, Francis De Sales

Country: United States

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Our Miss Brooks

Starring: Eve Arden, Gale Gordon, Jane Morgan, Robert Rockwell

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet

Starring: Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson

Country: United States

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Ramar of the Jungle

Starring: Jon Hall, Ray Montgomery, Nick Stewart

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Limelight

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce

Country: United States

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The Flowers of St. Francis

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Aldo Fabrizi, Gianfranco Bellini, Peparuolo

Country: United States

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The Crimson Pirate

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Nick Cravat, Eva Bartok

Country: United States

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The Snows of Kilimanjaro

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner

Country: United States

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Monkey Business

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • ''Limelight'' opens in London writer/actor/director/producer Charlie Chaplin arrives by ocean liner in transit his re-entry permit to the USA is revoked by J. Edgar Hoover.

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  • Life: Mamie Eisenhower
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator John Williams -- Oct. 13, 1952
  • Life: SF Opera Opening

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Books

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

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 Old Man And The Sea

By: Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down

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Happy Return

By: Angela Mackail Thirkell

Thirkell welcomes us back to the beloved precinct of Barsetshire in this novel set in the mid-century. Old friends and new faces join the community conversation which ranges from Sir Cecil

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I Go Pogo

By: Walt Kelly

Pogo is a long running comic strip that has appeared in the daily newspapers since 1948. Children like it because it is about funny talking animals.

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