Sunday May 18, 1952: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 5/18/1952, UK date format: 18/5/1952

May 18th, 1952 was the 139th day of the year 1952 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Taurus. The day of the week was Sunday.

Famous birthdays on this day include George Strait and Patrick Lemasle.

The number one song in US was Here in My Heart by Al Martino.

Clash by Night, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1952 while The Memoirs Of Herbert Hoover by Herbert Hoover was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Back to Methuselah.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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May 18, 1952 Events

What happened on May 18, 1952?

Historical Events

  • Professor WF Libby says Stonehenge dates back to 1848 BCE.
  • Ann Davison becomes the first woman to single-handedly sail the Atlantic Ocean.
  • The Roman Catholic Church bans the books of André Gide.
  • Navigation opens on the Volga-Don Canal, connecting the Caspian Sea basin with that of the Black Sea.
  • The keel is laid for the U.S. nuclear submarine USS ''Nautilus''.
  • Myxomatosis introduced to Europe on the French estate of Dr. Paul Armand Delille.

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May 18, 1952 Famous Birthdays

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If May 18, 1952 is your birthday you are 71 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on May 18.

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May 18, 1952 Famous Deaths

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May 18, 1952 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Taurus personality

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Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini

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Chinese Zodiac

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Sign: Dragon

Element: Water

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May 18, 1952 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was May 18, 1952?

The day of the week was Sunday.

May 18th marks the 138th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1952.

There are 227 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.

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Music charts

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  1. - Here in My Heart

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Clash by Night

Clash by Night

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Paul Douglas, Marilyn Monroe

Country: United States of America

Lovely to Look At

Lovely to Look At

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Red Skelton, Howard Keel, Marge Champion

Stolen Face

Stolen Face

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Paul Henreid, Lizabeth Scott, André Morell, Mary Mackenzie

Skirts Ahoy!

Skirts Ahoy!

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Sidney Lanfield

Starring: Esther Williams, Joan Evans, Vivian Blaine, Barry Sullivan

Red Ball Express

Red Ball Express

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Jeff Chandler, Alex Nicol, Charles Drake, Judith Braun

TV Series

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Back to Methuselah

Back to Methuselah

Release year: 1952

The Sand Castle

The Sand Castle

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Co Hoedeman

Chance of a Lifetime

Chance of a Lifetime

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Bernard Miles

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Owen Smith

On Guard

On Guard

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Philippe de Broca

Magazine Covers

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The Memoirs Of Herbert Hoover by Herbert Hoover

The Memoirs Of Herbert Hoover


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The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson

The Sea Around Us


The Sea Around Us was published in 1951 and is one of the most successful books ever about the natural world. Rachel Carson's unique ability to combine scientific insight and moving, poetic prose saw her book rise to the top …

The Son Of Adam Wyngate by Mary O'Hara

The Son Of Adam Wyngate


A Story Press Book. This is the story of a New England family as told by My Friend Flicka.

The President'S Lady by Irving Stone

The President'S Lady


Irving Stone's biographical novel is a bestseller that tells the story of Rachel Jackson and Andrew Jackson. "Beyond doubt, one of the greatest romances of all times."

The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk

The Caine Mutiny


The Novel That Inspired The Caine Mutiny Film and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk’s dramatic and brilliantly entertaining novel about life-and-mutiny-on-a Navy warship, in the Pacific theater, was instantly embraced upon its initial publication in …

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May 18, 1952 Lunar and Planetary phase

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