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Tuesday 18 March 1952

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Will Durst and Pat Eddery. Los olvidados, directed by Luis Buuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while Lincoln And His Generals by T. Harry Williams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Death Valley Days.
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TV Series

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

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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Winnie-the-Pooh

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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The Christophers

Starring: Jack Haley, Gigi Perreau, Ruth Hussey, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Rancho Notorious

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Arthur Kennedy, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States

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Love Is Better Than Ever

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Larry Parks, Elizabeth Taylor, Josephine Hutchinson

Country: United States

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5 Fingers

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: James Mason, Danielle Darrieux, Michael Rennie

Country: United States

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Jour de fête

Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Guy Decomble, Paul Frankeur

Country: United States

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Viva Zapata!

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 March 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Edward (d.978)
  • Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
  • Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
  • Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
  • Saint Alexander of Jerusalem
Famous Birthdays:
  • Will Durst: American journalist and actor.
  • Pat Eddery: Irish jockey and trainer (d. 2015).
  • Bernie Tormé: Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Gillan Guy McCoy Tormé and Desperado).
  • Mike Webster: American football player (Born 1952).
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Facts:
  • 1st plastic lens for cataract patients fitted (Philadelphia)
  • First plastic lens for cataract patients fitted (Philadelphia).

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Doris Day - A Guy is a Guy
  2. Guy Mitchell - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  3. Blue Tango - Les Baxter & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in March 1952?

  • Life: Prettiest show girl
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mortimer Adler -- Mar. 17, 1952
  • Life: Brandon de Wilde

Books

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

Lincoln And His Generals

By: T. Harry Williams

Since it was first published in 1952, Lincoln and His Generals has remained one of the definitive accounts of Lincoln’s wartime leadership.

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From Here To Eternity

By: James Jones

Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941. Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler. But when he refuses to join the company's boxing team, he gets "the treatment" that may

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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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A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

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