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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. Clash by Night, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Struggle For Europe by Chester Wilmot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I've Got a Secret.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Clash by Night

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Paul Douglas

Country: United States

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Pat and Mike

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Aldo Ray

Country: United States

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Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Stewart Granger, Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker

Country: United States

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The Narrow Margin

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor, Jacqueline White

Country: United States

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The Man in the White Suit

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

My Little Margie

Written by: Frank Fox

Starring: Gale Storm, Charles Farrell, Clarence Kolb, Don Hayden

Country: United States

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Death Valley Days

Starring: Stanley Andrews

Country: United States

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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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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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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1952 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Perry Como & Eddie Fisher - Maybe
  2. Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra - Vanessa
  3. Here in My Heart - Vic Damone

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

The Struggle For Europe

By: Chester Wilmot

Chester Wilmot’s The Struggle for Europe is the most highly regarded single-volume history of the Second World War in Europe. First published in 1952, the book has the advantage of the

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Elizabeth, The Queen

By: Marion Crawford

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the

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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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The Sea Around Us

By: Rachel Carson

Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us is one of the most remarkably successful books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on ...

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