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Monday 17 March 1952, St. Patrick's Day

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 17, 1952). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Matthew Ashimolowo and Susie Allanson. The Frightened Man, directed by John Gilling, 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 Focus.
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The Frightened Man

Directed by: John Gilling

Starring: Dermot Walsh, Barbara Murray, Charles Victor, John Blythe

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Oklahoma Annie

Directed by: R.G. Springsteen

Starring: Judy Canova, John Russell, Grant Withers, Roy Barcroft

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Island of Desire

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Linda Darnell, Tab Hunter, Donald Gray, John Laurie

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The Marrying Kind

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Holliday, Aldo Ray, Madge Kennedy, Sheila Bond

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Stranger on the Prowl

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Paul Muni, Joan Lorring, Vittorio Manunta, Luisa Rossi

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Directed by: Neal Slavin

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The Broken Horseshoe

Directed by: Martyn C. Webster

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Directed by: Megan Freels Johnston

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Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

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Police Story

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Historical Events

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  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
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Planetary positions on March 17, 1952 - Geocentric view

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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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