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Saturday 19 July 1952

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alan Collins and Dominic Muldowney. High Noon, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Thurber Album by James Thurber was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Masquerade Party.
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TV Series

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

Mister Peepers

Written by: David Swift

Starring: Wally Cox, Marion Lorne, Tony Randall, Patricia Benoit

Country: United States

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The Liberace Show

Starring: Liberace, George Liberace

Country: United States

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My Little Margie

Written by: Frank Fox

Starring: Gale Storm, Charles Farrell, Clarence Kolb, Don Hayden

Country: United States

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

High Noon

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States

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Don't Bother to Knock

Directed by: Roy Baker

Starring: Richard Widmark, Marilyn Monroe, Anne Bancroft

Country: United States

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Carrie

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Jennifer Jones, Miriam Hopkins

Country: United States

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We're Not Married!

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe, Victor Moore

Country: United States

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The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Richard Todd, Joan Rice, Peter Finch

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 July 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
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Facts:
  • Paint Your Wagon closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 289 performances
  • 15th modern Olympic games opens in Helsinki, Finland
  • Freddie Trueman takes 8-31, India all out 58 at Old Trafford
  • India all out 82 in 2nd innings after making 52 earlier in the day
  • 26 – Washington D.C. is quotbuzzedquot by several alleged UFOs tracked on multiple radars. Jets scramble on several occasions and the objects take evasive action, only to return after the jets leave the area.ref name=DC_UFO_Flap

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Eddie Fisher - Wish You Were Here

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: The hangover
  • Time: Media coverage of national political conventions
  • Life: Arlene Dahl

Books

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

The Thurber Album

By: James Thurber

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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 Cruel Sea

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World Wat II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats.

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Scalpel

By: Horace McCoy

Returning home in the wake of his brother’s death, a successful man must grapple with his coal-town rootsFor four generations, Colonel Tom Owen’s family has been defined by the coal business.

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