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Thursday 17 July 1952

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Hasselhoff and Nicolette Larson. Untamed Frontier, directed by Hugo Fregonese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Swimming Pool by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Boss Lady.
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Movies

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

Untamed Frontier

Directed by: Hugo Fregonese

Starring: Joseph Cotten, Shelley Winters, Scott Brady, Suzan Ball

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Son of Paleface

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Roy Rogers, Trigger

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Zombies of the Stratosphere

Directed by: Fred C. Brannon

Starring: Judd Holdren, Aline Towne, Wilson Wood, Lane Bradford

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A Date with Judy

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Wallace Beery, Jane Powell, Elizabeth Taylor, Carmen Miranda

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Carrie

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Jennifer Jones, Miriam Hopkins, Eddie Albert

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Boss Lady

Directed by: Vanessa Lynn

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
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Facts:
  • Shah of Persia named Ghavam Sultaneh Premier

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Books

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The Swimming Pool

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Just as Lois Maynard is about to sell the family's summer home, her domineering and troubled older sister, Judith, returns and a mysterious murder disrupts the household.

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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 Thurber Album

By: James Thurber

deals with family, friends, teachers and colleagues in Columbus, Ohio

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The Saracen Blade

By: Frank Yerby

The story of Pietro di Donati, son of a 13th-century Sicilian peasant, who was born at almost the exact same moment as the Emperor Frederick.

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