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 Jiri Paroubek and Joe Strummer.
Captain Pirate, directed by Ralph Murphy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while Catherine Carter by Pamela Hansford Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1952 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Jiri Paroubek: former Czech prime minister.
- Joe Strummer: British musician and singer (The Clash) (d. 2002).
- Keith Hart: Canadian firefighter wrestler and trainer.
- Glenn Hughes: English singer-songwriter bass player and producer (Finders Keepers Trapeze Deep Purple and Black Country Communion).
- Jiří Paroubek: Czech soldier and politician 6th Prime Minister of the Czech Republic.
- Bernadette Porter: English nun and academic
- Isaac Sadeh: Leader of Jewish commando forces.
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