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Thursday 22 May 1952

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rich Preston and R W Eaks. The Quiet Man, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Into Thin Air.
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Movies

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

The Quiet Man

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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Pat and Mike

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Aldo Ray, William Ching

Country: United States

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California Conquest

Directed by: Lew Landers

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Teresa Wright, Alfonso Bedoya, Lisa Ferraday

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Brave Warrior

Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet

Starring: Jon Hall, Christine Larson, Jay Silverheels, Michael Ansara

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Stolen Face

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Paul Henreid, Lizabeth Scott, André Morell, Mary Mackenzie

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TV Series

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

Into Thin Air

Directed by: Lorenzo Sartini

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Focus

Directed by: Neal Slavin

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The Broken Horseshoe

Directed by: Martyn C. Webster

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Sítio do Pica-Pau Amarelo

Starring: Lúcia Lambertini, Rubens Molino, Benedita Rodrigues, Lídia Rosemberg

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Bigger The Figure - Louis Prima
  2. Johnnie Ray - Walkin' My Baby Back Home

Books

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

My Cousin Rachel

By: Daphne du Maurier

"From the first page…the reader is back in the moody, brooding atmosphere of Rebecca." —The New York Times From the bestselling author of Rebecca, another classic set in beautiful and mysterious Cornwall.

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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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The Saracen Blade

By: Frank Yerby

The story of Pietro di Donati, son of a 13th-century Sicilian peasant, who was born at almost the exact same moment as the Emperor Frederick.

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