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Monday 18 February 1952

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 18, 1952). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Juice Newton and Maurice Lucas. Rancho Notorious, directed by Fritz Lang, 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 Rebound.
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Rancho Notorious

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Arthur Kennedy, Mel Ferrer, Gloria Henry

Country: United States

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Hoodlum Empire

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Claire Trevor, Forrest Tucker, Vera Ralston

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Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Mark Stevens, Angela Lansbury, Patric Knowles, Gene Evans

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At Sword's Point

Directed by: Lewis Allen

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Maureen O'Hara, Robert Douglas, Gladys Cooper

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5 Fingers

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: James Mason, Danielle Darrieux, Michael Rennie, Walter Hampden

Country: United States

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Directed by: Megan Freels Johnston

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Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

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Death Valley Days

Starring: Stanley Andrews

Country: United States

The Unexpected

Starring: Herbert Marshall

Country: United States

The Cases of Eddie Drake

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Historical Events

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  • Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
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  • 4th Emmy Awards: Red Skelton, Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca wins
  • In Los Angeles, California, the 4th Annual Emmy Awards are presented, hosted by Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Best Actor: Sid Caesar; Best Actress: Imogene Coca
  • Greece and Turkey join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
  • Emmett Ashford becomes the first African American umpire in organized baseball, by being authorized to be a substitute umpire in the Southwestern International League.
  • Winston Churchill scraps UK compulsory national Identity Cards.

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Planetary positions on February 18, 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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The Forrestal Diaries

By: Walter Millis and E.S. Duffield

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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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 Dark Moment

By: Ann Bridge

Feride and Nilüfer lead a elegant and comfortable life in Turkish aristocratic society until their lives are turned upside down by Atatürk's fight for independence after WWI.

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