Thursday 21 August 1952
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joe Strummer and Jean-François Legaret.
The White Sheik, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Shining Tides by Win Brooks was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Meet Your Match.
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- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Joe Strummer: British musician and singer (The Clash) (d. 2002).
- Jean-François Legaret
- Glenn Hughes: English singer-songwriter bass player and producer (Finders Keepers Trapeze Deep Purple and Black Country Communion).
- Jiri Paroubek: former Czech prime minister.
- Bernadette Porter: English nun and academic.
- Jiří Paroubek: Czech soldier and politician 6th Prime Minister of the Czech Republic.
- Keith Hart: Canadian firefighter wrestler and trainer.
- Isaac Sadeh: Leader of Jewish commando forces.
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