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Thursday 17 January 1952

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ryuichi Sakamoto and Ryuichi Sakamoto in Japan rocker (Academy Award 1988. Room for One More, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while Closing The Ring by Winston S. Churchill was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dangerous Assignment.
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Movies

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

Room for One More

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Cary Grant, Betsy Drake, Lurene Tuttle

Country: United States

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The Greatest Show on Earth

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: James Stewart, Charlton Heston, Betty Hutton

Country: United States

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Westward the Women

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Robert Taylor, Denise Darcel, Hope Emerson

Country: United States

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The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: James Mason, Cedric Hardwicke, Jessica Tandy

Country: United States

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Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

Directed by: Albert Lewin

Starring: James Mason, Ava Gardner, Nigel Patrick

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Dangerous Assignment

Starring: Brian Donlevy

Country: United States

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Life with Elizabeth

Starring: Del Moore, Betty White, Jack Narz

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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I Love Lucy

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Country: United States

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Out There

Starring: Casey Allen, Robert Webber, Arthur Batanides, Stewart Bradley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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Books

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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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Melville Goodwin, Usa

By: John Marquand

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.

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Chosen Country

By: John Dos Passos

Dust jacket design by Samuel H. Bryant. One of 400 copies especially signed by Dos Passos on a special tipped in sheet for the Booksellers Of America in the beginning of

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The End Of The Affair

By: Graham Greene

"A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses a moment of experience from which to look ahead..." "This is a record of hate far more than of love," writes Maurice

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