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Saturday 20 December 1952

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sergio Vastano and Jenny Agutter. In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. My Cousin Rachel, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Big Change by Frederick Lewis Allen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tagesschau.
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TV Series

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

Terry and the Pirates

Starring: John Baer, William Tracy, Jack Reitzen, Gloria Saunders

Country: United States

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Omnibus

Starring: Alistair Cooke

Country: United States

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My Hero

Starring: Robert Cummings, Julie Bishop, John Litel

Country: United States

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Biff Baker, U.S.A.

Starring: Alan Hale Jr., Randy Stuart

Country: United States

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Victory at Sea

Starring: Leonard Graves

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Bad and the Beautiful

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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My Cousin Rachel

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Richard Burton, Audrey Dalton

Country: United States

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Against All Flags

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Errol Flynn, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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Come Back, Little Sheba

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth, Terry Moore

Country: United States

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Moulin Rouge

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Jos Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Colette Marchand

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 20 December
Facts:
  • KHQ TV channel 6 in Spokane, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • United States Air Force C-124 crashes and burns in Moses Lake, Washington killing 87.
  • The crash of a U.S. Air Force C-124 Globemaster at Moses Lake, WA kills 86 servicemen.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
  2. The Night Before Christmas Song - Rosemary Clooney & Gene Autry

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Refugee homecoming queen
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sir Gerald Templer -- Dec. 15, 1952
  • Life: Earths birth

Books

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

The Big Change

By: Frederick Lewis Allen

the Big Change: America transforms itself1900 1950. evenhanded review of the years 1900-1950, written in ... there's nothing like reading a book about the big changes in the United States of

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East of Eden

By: John Steinbeck

A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authorsIn his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of ...

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Steamboat Gothic

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

This was the first of Frances Parkinson Keyes novels that I ever read. I was entranced with the Southern locale and the people depicted in the novel.

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The Houses In Between

By: Howard Spring

THis is a Haddon Craftsman edition and is book club copy

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