Wednesday 20 August 1952

US date format: 8/20/1952, UK date format: 20/8/1952

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 20, 1952). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include John Hiatt and Patrice Touron. The White Sheik, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Gown Of Glory by Agnes Sligh Turnbull was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Meet Your Match.
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What the sky looked like on 20 August 1952

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Movies

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The White Sheik

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Alberto Sordi, Giulietta Masina, Brunella Bovo, Leopoldo Trieste

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The Merry Widow

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

Starring: Lana Turner, Fernando Lamas, Una Merkel, Richard Haydn

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One Minute to Zero

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Ann Blyth, William Talman, Charles McGraw

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Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Duke Mitchell, Sammy Petrillo, Charlita

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Monkey Business

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Meet Your Match

Directed by: MARK STOLZENBERG

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Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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Mister Peepers

Written by: David Swift

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

Country: United States of America

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The Liberace Show

Starring: Liberace, George Liberace

Country: United States of America

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Boss Lady

Directed by: Vanessa Lynn

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Facts:
  • Stalin meets Chou Enlai

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Planetary positions on August 20, 1952 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Gown Of Glory

By: Agnes Sligh Turnbull

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Adlai E. Stevenson Of Illinois

By: Noel F. Busch

This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important

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The Thurber Album

By: James Thurber

deals with family, friends, teachers and colleagues in Columbus, Ohio

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Catherine Carter

By: Pamela Hansford Johnson

Catherine Carter tells of two ardent people who loved each other passionately and who have to fight to bring their love to fulfilment.

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