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Sunday 20 July 1952

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ken Littleton and Bob Travaglini. High Noon, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while Under The Sea-Wind by Rachel Carson 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 20 July 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
  • St. Flavian
  • St. Justa
  • St. Margaret of Antioch
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ken Littleton: American homicide suspect, investigated after the murder of 15-year-old Martha Moxley on 10/30/1985.
  • Bob Travaglini: American politician and graduate from Boston State College in 1974, Travaglini served as a Boston City Councilor from 1984-1993, when he was elected to the State Senate.
  • Keiko Matsuzaka: Japanese actress.
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Facts:
  • Emile Zatopek runs Olympic Record 10K (29:17.0)
  • Fausto Coppi wins Tour de France

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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 ?

Under The Sea-Wind

By: Rachel Carson

Celebrating the mystery and beauty of birds and sea creatures in their natural habitat, Under the Sea-Wind—Rachel Carson’s first book and her personal favorite—is the early masterwork of one of America’s

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The Thurber Album

By: James Thurber

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

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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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Adventures In Two Worlds

By: A.J. Cronin

Adventures in Two Worlds.

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