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Tuesday 17 June 1952

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Fabienne Thibeault and Etienne Chatiliez. Carrie, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Saracen Blade by Frank Yerby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Boss Lady.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: William Wyler

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

Country: United States

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Castle in the Air

Directed by: Henry Cass

Starring: David Tomlinson, Helen Cherry, Margaret Rutherford, Barbara Kelly

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Cripple Creek

Directed by: Ray Nazarro

Starring: George Montgomery, Karin Booth, Jerome Courtland, William Bishop

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The Winning Team

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Doris Day, Ronald Reagan, Frank Lovejoy, Eve Miller

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Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Boss Lady

Directed by: Vanessa Lynn

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Into Thin Air

Directed by: Lorenzo Sartini

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Mister Peepers

Written by: David Swift

Starring: Wally Cox, Marion Lorne, Tony Randall, Patricia Benoit

Country: United States

The Liberace Show

Starring: Liberace, George Liberace

Country: United States

China Smith

Starring: Dan Duryea, Douglass Dumbrille

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1952 ?

  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Fabienne Thibeault: Canadian singer from Quebec, she sang in "Starmania", the French version of Tycoon, composed by Michel Berger.
  • Etienne Chatiliez
  • Sergio Marchionne: Italian-born business executive with dual citizenship in Canada and Italy, he is credited with turning around Fiat.
  • Mike Milbury: American ice hockey player, coach and executive.
  • Estelle Morris: Baroness Morris of Yardley English educator and politician Secretary of State for Education.
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Famous Deaths:
  • 2 mine cave-ins at Charleroi, Belgium

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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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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 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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