Wednesday September 17, 1952

US date format: 9/17/1952, UK date format: 17/9/1952

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 17, 1952). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jerôme Bonaldi and Joseph Rossignol. Because You're Mine, directed by Alexander Hall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Houses In Between by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Our Miss Brooks.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • In the USA, "I am an American Day" and "Constitution Day" renamed "Citizenship Day".

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Movies

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Because You're Mine

Because You're Mine

Directed by: Alexander Hall

Starring: Mario Lanza, Doretta Morrow, James Whitmore, Dean Miller

The Ring

The Ring

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Gerald Mohr, Rita Moreno, Lalo Rios, Robert Arthur

The Snows of Kilimanjaro

The Snows of Kilimanjaro

Directed by: Henry King, Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner, Hildegard Knef

Country: United States of America

The Devil Makes Three

The Devil Makes Three

Directed by: Andrew Marton

Starring: Gene Kelly, Pier Angeli, Richard Rober, Richard Egan

Yankee Buccaneer

Yankee Buccaneer

Directed by: Frederick De Cordova

Starring: Jeff Chandler, Scott Brady, Suzan Ball, Joseph Calleia

TV Series

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Our Miss Brooks

Our Miss Brooks

Directed by: Al Lewis

Starring: Eve Arden, Gale Gordon, Jane Morgan, Robert Rockwell

Country: United States of America

Four Star Playhouse

Four Star Playhouse

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: David Niven, Dick Powell, Charles Boyer, Ida Lupino

Country: United States of America

Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

Cowboy G-Men

Cowboy G-Men

Meet Your Match

Meet Your Match

Directed by: MARK STOLZENBERG

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Books

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The Houses In Between by Howard Spring

The Houses In Between

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by Howard Spring

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier

My Cousin Rachel

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"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.

The Old Man And The Sea by Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man And The Sea

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The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down

The Gown Of Glory by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

The Gown Of Glory

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The Gown of Glory

The Great Enterprise by H.A. Overstreet

The Great Enterprise

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Relating OURSELF TO OUR WORLD. PART ONE. EQUIPMENT FOR MATURING 1. THE SELF IMAGE 2. IMAGES OF OTHERS 3. THE EGOCENTRIC TRAP 4. Over under relations 5.


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