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Sunday 17 February 1952

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Insook Bhushan and Karin Janz. Love Is Better Than Ever, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Greatest Book Ever Written by Fulton Oursler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Life Is Worth Living.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Love Is Better Than Ever

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Larry Parks, Elizabeth Taylor, Josephine Hutchinson

Country: United States

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5 Fingers

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: James Mason, Danielle Darrieux, Michael Rennie

Country: United States

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Jour de fête

Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Guy Decomble, Paul Frankeur

Country: United States

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Viva Zapata!

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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Bend of the River

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Rock Hudson, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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The Christophers

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

Country: United States

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Life with Elizabeth

Starring: Del Moore, Betty White, Jack Narz

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 1952 ?

  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
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What news were making the headlines those days in February 1952?

Life magazine


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

The Greatest Book Ever Written

By: Fulton Oursler

1951 Doubleday & Company. Hardcover, 364 Pages.

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Closing The Ring

By: Winston S. Churchill

The drive to victory between June 1943 and July 1944, as the Allies consolidate their achievements, with enormous difficulty and great divergence of opinion.

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Strange Lands And Friendly Peoples

By: William O. Douglas

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

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The Caine Mutiny

By: Herman Wouk

The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon ...

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