Friday 19 September 1952
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nile Rodgers and Henry Kaiser (musician).
The Snows of Kilimanjaro, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Four Star Playhouse.
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- Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
- Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
- International Talk Like a Pirate Day
- Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
- Chile - Armed Forces Day
- Church of England - Theodore of Tarsus
- Also see September 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Januarius
- In ancient Greece, the sixth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the procession to Eleusis began at the Kerameikos in Athens.
- Nile Rodgers: American musician and composer.
- Henry Kaiser (musician)
- Gunnar Hokmark: Swedish politician.
- Sergio Japino: Italian filmmaker, television writer and choreographer.
- Rhys Chatham: American trumpet player guitarist and composer.
- Bernard de Dryver: Belgian race car driver.
- Gunnar Hökmark: Swedish blogger and politician.
- Henry Kaiser: American guitarist and composer.
- George Warrington: American businessman (d. 2007).
- Scott Colomby in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actor (Stash - Sons and Daughters, Szysznyk).
- Giuseppe Zoppi: Swiss writer (Presento il mio Ticino).
- The United States bars Charlie Chaplin from re-entering the country after a trip to England.
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