Thursday October 23, 1952: on this day

October 23, 1952 was the 297th day of the year 1952, under the sign of Scorpio and the day of the week was Thursday.

Is October 23, 1952 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on October 23, 1952, who was born and died on October 23, 1952, what holidays and observances are celebrated on October 23, 1952, which were the most popular songs (ex. Yours (Quierme Mucho) by Vera Lynn), movies (e.g. Kansas City Confidential, directed by Phil Karlson), TV series (e.g. Huckleberry Finn) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about October 23rd, 1952 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was October 23, 1952?

October 23, 1952 was a Thursday and it was the 297th day of the year 1952 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 23, 1952 can also be written as 10/23/1952 in the US and as 23/10/1952 in UK and Europe.

October 23, 1952 in October 1952 calendar


October 23, 1952: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 23rd is Scorpio.

Scorpio is the 8th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between October 23rd and November 21st belong to the Scorpio sign: discover Scorpio personality and who should a Scorpio marry.

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio.

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October 23, 1952: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 23, 1952 is Dragon and the associated element is Water.

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Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on October 23rd, 1952 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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October 23, 1952: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on October 23, 1952 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 23, 1952 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on October 23, 1952 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 38% full, rising at 11:26 am and setting at 09:26 pm.

The previous full moon was on Oct 03, 1952 while the next full moon would come on Nov 01, 1952.

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Your place in the Universe on October 23, 1952

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Who was born on October 23, 1952?

Famous people born on October 23, 1952:

  • Antjie Krog

    Antjie Krog is a South African poet and journalist known for her work on apartheid and post-apartheid South Africa.

  • Domino Dunne

    Domino Dunne is an American actress known for her roles in television and film.

  • Ken Tipton

    American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter.

  • Pierre Moerlen

    French drummer and percussionist (d.2005).

  • Ueli Bichsel

    Swiss clown, clown, director of circus, social worker.

  • John Poff

    American baseball player.

  • Robin Swicord
  • Simona dalla Chiesa
  • Fernando Wong
  • Giovanni Simonelli
  • Vittore Boccardi
  • Fausto Branchini
  • Silvio Francesconi

Whose famous birthday is on October 23rd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 23rd:

  • Emilia Clarke
    Emilia Clarke

    Emilia clarke is a british actress best known for her role as daenerys targaryen in the television series game of thrones.

  • Ryan Reynolds
    Ryan Reynolds

    Canadian-american actor, most well-known for his role on the tv sitcom "two guys, a girl, and a pizza place.

  • Johnny Carson
    Johnny Carson

    American television personality, who was reportedly the host of the tonight show from october 1, 1962 to a salary of $100,000 per year.

  • Nancy Grace
    Nancy Grace

    Nancy grace is an american former prosecutor who gained fame as a legal commentator and television host, known for her outspoken and...

  • Amandla Stenberg
    Amandla Stenberg

    Amandla stenberg is a movie actress known for her roles in the hunger games and the hate u give.

  • Michael Crichton
    Michael Crichton

    American author, best-selling sci-fi thriller writer.

  • Dwight Yoakam
    Dwight Yoakam

    American country western singer, recording artist and actor 6 feet tall.

  • Diana Dors
    Diana Dors

    British actress, with a large breast and who was often a good-time girl.

  • Sam Raimi
    Sam Raimi

    American screenwriter and producer of actor directors.

  • Jennie Lee
    Jennie Lee

    American exotic dancer and stripper, known for being "the biggest in town.

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October 23, 1952: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 71 years 6 months old,

or 858 months

or 3730 weeks and 5 days old,

or 26115 days old,

if you were born on October 23, 1952.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on October 23, 1952?

There are 183 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday October 23rd 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on October 23, 1952?

You belong to the Baby Boomer Generation if you were born on October 23, 1952.


October 23, 1952: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on October 23, 1952:

  • Susan Peters
    Susan Peters

    Spokane, washington -- actress.

  • Orazio Amato
  • Carlo Alberto Viazzi

What famous deaths happened on October 23rd?

Famous deaths on October 23rd:

  • Lino Ventura
    Lino Ventura

    Actor (french detective slap, jigsaw), dies at 67.

  • Oskar Werner
    Oskar Werner

    A renowned Austrian actor known for his roles in films like 'Jules and Jim'.

  • Linden Travers
    Linden Travers

    British actress known for her roles in classic films.

  • Robert Lansing
    Robert Lansing

    Actor (blade runner and equalizer) dies from cancer at 66.

  • Lou Jacobi
    Lou Jacobi

    Toronto, ontario -- comedian (dean martin show, melba).

  • Khrystian Dior

    Renowned fashion designer known for founding the fashion house of Dior.

  • Théophile Gautier

    A prominent figure in French Romanticism, known for his poetry and novels.

  • Mayling Soong

    Chinese political figure and First Lady of the Republic of China.

  • Paullette Bourgeois

    Paullette Bourgeois was a Canadian children's author best known for her 'Franklin the Turtle' book series.

  • Jessica Savitch

    Jessica Savitch was an American television news reporter and anchor who worked for NBC News.

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October 23, 1952: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on October 23, 1952:

  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
  • French Republican Calendar - CTleri (Celery) Day, second day in the Month of Brumaire
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October 23, 1952: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on October 23, 1952 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week October 20th and October 26th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

October 23, 1952: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on October 23, 1952 was Yours (Quierme Mucho) by Vera Lynn, according to the music chart for the week October 20th and October 26th.

October 23, 1952: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on October 23, 1952 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 20th and October 26th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Yours (Quierme Mucho)

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October 23, 1952: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on October 23, 1952 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Kansas City Confidential

Kansas City Confidential

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster, Neville Brand

Country: United States of America

The Queen of Sheba

The Queen of Sheba

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Pietro Francisci

Starring: Leonora Ruffo, Gino Cervi, Gino Leurini, Marina Berti

Operation Secret

Operation Secret

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Steve Cochran, Phyllis Thaxter, Karl Malden

The Steel Trap

The Steel Trap

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: Joseph Cotten, Teresa Wright, Jonathan Hale, Walter Sande

The Assassin

The Assassin

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Richard Todd, Eva Bartok, John Gregson, George Coulouris

October 23, 1952: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on October 23, 1952 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Huckleberry Finn

Huckleberry Finn

Release year: 1952

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Operation Diplomat

Operation Diplomat

Release year: 1952

Directed by: John Guillermin

All Aboard

All Aboard

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Fred Levine

The Bob Hope Show

The Bob Hope Show

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Jack Shea

Our Miss Brooks

Our Miss Brooks

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Al Lewis

Starring: Eve Arden, Gale Gordon, Jane Morgan, Robert Rockwell

Country: United States of America

October 23, 1952: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on October 23, 1952 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Houses In Between by Howard Spring

The Houses In Between


by Howard Spring

The Gown Of Glory by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

The Gown Of Glory


The Gown of Glory

The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk

The Caine Mutiny


The Novel That Inspired The Caine Mutiny Film and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk’s dramatic and brilliantly entertaining novel about life-and-mutiny-on-a Navy warship, in the Pacific theater, was instantly embraced upon its initial publication in …

The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain

The Silver Chalice


This exciting novel is the latest in the Christian Epic series. It takes place just after Christ's resurrection and death. Basil is commissioned to design the case that will house the silver cup Christ and His disciples drank out of …

From Under My Hat by Hedda Hopper

From Under My Hat


Hedda is a great person and knows everything. She tells the truth about her friends and enemies, as well as herself. This bold and honest life story is a great example of how to tell it.


Who was the US President on October 23, 1952?

On October 23, 1952 the US President was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 23, 1952?

On October 23, 1952 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 23, 1952?

On October 23, 1952 the Pope was Pius XII.


What is special about October 23rd?

October 23rd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 23rd day of the month of October. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on October 23rd, such as:

  • 2018 - Ancient black sea shipwrecks: a team of scientists who work in the black sea reported on the discovery of a classical greek trade ship that was built around 400 bc. it is the oldest intact shipwreck.
  • 2017 - Battle of marawi: after 5 months of fighting, the philippines armed forces announces an end of military operations in marawi's southern region.
  • 2016 - Yemeni civil war (2015-present). saudi arabian-led air strikes on yemeni capital sana'a continue after a cease-fire.

Find out more about October 23rd


What happened in 1952?

1952 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Mr Potato Head, introduced
  • 1st black executive of a major TV station
  • Gerald D Lascelles (under English Princess Mary) weds Angela Dowding

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What was the calendar for October 1952?

October 1952 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with October being the 10th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how October 1952 calendar looked like.

Thursday October 23, 1952