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Wednesday 23 January 1952

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 23, 1952). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mequinho Meching and Françoise Vergès. Colorado Sundown, directed by William Witney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while Winds Of Morning by Harold Lenoir Davis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rebound.
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What the sky looked like on 23 January 1952

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Movies

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

Colorado Sundown

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Rex Allen, Koko, Mary Ellen Kay, Slim Pickens

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The Big Trees

Directed by: Felix E. Feist

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Eve Miller, Patrice Wymore, Edgar Buchanan

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This Woman Is Dangerous

Directed by: Felix E. Feist

Starring: Joan Crawford, Dennis Morgan, David Brian, Richard Webb

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Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory

Directed by: Bernard B. Ray

Starring: Clayton Moore, Slim Andrews, Charles Harvey, Rodd Redwing

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Si yo fuera diputado

Directed by: Miguel M. Delgado

Starring: Cantinflas, Gloria Mange, Andrés Soler, Emperatriz Carvajal

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TV Series

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

Rebound

Directed by: Megan Freels Johnston

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Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

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The Dinah Shore Show

Starring: Dinah Shore, Gisele MacKenzie, Fred Waring

Country: United States

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Pet Shop

Directed by: Hope Perello

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The Dennis Day Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mequinho Meching: Brazilian chess grand master, the first Brazilian to obtain the title of Great International Master in 1971.
  • Françoise Vergès: French journalist and politician, daughter of Paul Vergès, she obtained a Phd in politics at Berkeley University (USA).
  • Omar Henry: South African cricketer.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 23, 1952 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. A Kiss To Build A Dream On - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra
  2. Here Am I - Broken Hearted - Johnnie Ray & Four Lads
  3. Please, Mr. Sun - Johnnie Ray & Four Lads

Books

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

Winds Of Morning

By: Harold Lenoir Davis

A stirring, provocative novel of the American Northwest in the 1920s, written with the same buoyant vigor, the sharp characterization, and the pungent wisdom that captivated readers of H.L.

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The Forrestal Diaries

By: Walter Millis and E.S. Duffield

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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Show Biz

By: Abel Green and Joe Laurie Jr

Hardback compendium/chronology, detailed history of popular theatre, radio, film and television, 1905-1950. Written in a crisp and very readable style. Good sourcebook. Exhaustive index.

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Melville Goodwin, Usa

By: John Marquand

Finalist for the National Book Award: This sweeping novel set in the aftermath of World War II reveals the story behind the creation of an American icon Major General Melville A.

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