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Wednesday 21 May 1952

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mr T [Lawrence Tero] in Chicago and Mr T. Scaramouche, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reflets de Cannes.
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TV Series

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

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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Winnie-the-Pooh

Starring: Pamela Brown, Dorothy Gordon, Deryck Guyler, Cameron Hall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Dangerous Assignment

Starring: Brian Donlevy

Country: United States

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The Christophers

Starring: Jack Haley, Gigi Perreau, Ruth Hussey, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Stewart Granger, Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker

Country: United States

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The Narrow Margin

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor, Jacqueline White

Country: United States

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The Man in the White Suit

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker

Country: United States

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Singin' in the Rain

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds

Country: United States

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Rancho Notorious

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Arthur Kennedy, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 May 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Garfield: American actor who played in 31 films from 1938-1951.
Facts:
  • Dutch Queen Juliana opens Amsterdam-Rhine Canal.
  • Brooklyn Dodgers score 15 runs in first inning and beat Cincinnati Reds, 19-1.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Al Martino - Here in My Heart

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Starlet Kerima
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Richard Russell -- May 19, 1952
  • Life: General Matthew Ridgway

Books

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

The Caine Mutiny

By: Herman Wouk

The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon ...

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The Greatest Book Ever Written

By: Fulton Oursler

1951 Doubleday & Company. Hardcover, 364 Pages.

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Hold Back The Night

By: Pat Frank

An intensely personal story intertwined with society and institutions.

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Adventures In Two Worlds

By: A.J. Cronin

Adventures in Two Worlds.

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