Monday 18 February 1952
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Juice Newton [Judy Cohen] in Virginia and Randy Crawford.
Love Is Better Than Ever, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Life Is Worth Living.
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- Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
- Juice Newton [Judy Cohen] in Virginia: USA; singer ("Angel of the Morning").
- Randy Crawford: American singer.
- Maurice Lucas: American basketball player and coach (d. 2010).
- Juice Newton: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Martin Taylor: English mathematician and academic.
- 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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