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Wednesday 23 July 1952

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Janis Siegel in New York City and Christian Bréchot. Les Enfants Terribles, directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Masquerade Party.
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TV Series

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

Mister Peepers

Written by: David Swift

Starring: Wally Cox, Marion Lorne, Tony Randall, Patricia Benoit

Country: United States

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The Liberace Show

Starring: Liberace, George Liberace

Country: United States

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My Little Margie

Written by: Frank Fox

Starring: Gale Storm, Charles Farrell, Clarence Kolb, Don Hayden

Country: United States

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Les Enfants Terribles

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Nicole Stphane, Edouard Dermithe, Rene Cosima

Country: United States

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High Noon

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States

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Don't Bother to Knock

Directed by: Roy Baker

Starring: Richard Widmark, Marilyn Monroe, Anne Bancroft

Country: United States

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Carrie

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Jennifer Jones, Miriam Hopkins

Country: United States

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We're Not Married!

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe, Victor Moore

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 July 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
  • Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
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Facts:
  • General Neguib seizes power, Monarchy overthrown in Egypt (National Day)
  • The European Coal and Steel community is established.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Eddie Fisher - Wish You Were Here

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bob Mathias -- July 21, 1952
  • Life: The hangover
  • Time: Media coverage of national political conventions

Books

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

The Sea Around Us

By: Rachel Carson

Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us is one of the most remarkably successful books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on ...

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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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Give The Lady What She Wants

By: Lloyd Wendt and Herman Kogan

Black cloth with gilt stamped with gloved hand holding a rose and PRESENTATION COPY. Inscribed and signed by Hughston M. McBain.

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A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

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