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Tuesday 23 September 1952

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Guillaume Durand and William Shimell. The Crimson Pirate, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Old Man And The Sea by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two for the Money.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Crimson Pirate

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Nick Cravat, Eva Bartok

Country: United States

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The Snows of Kilimanjaro

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner

Country: United States

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Monkey Business

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe

Country: United States

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Big Jim McLain

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Nancy Olson, James Arness

Country: United States

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Captain Pirate

Directed by: Ralph Murphy

Starring: Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, John Sutton

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Two for the Money

Starring: Mason Gross, Glenn Boyington, Vic Damone, Sam Levenson

Country: United States

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Four Star Playhouse

Starring: David Niven, Dick Powell, Charles Boyer, Ida Lupino

Country: United States

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Adventures of Superman

Starring: George Reeves, Bill Kennedy, John Hamilton, Jack Larson

Country: United States

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Hopalong Cassidy

Starring: William Boyd, Topper the Horse, Edgar Buchanan

Country: United States

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Mister Peepers

Written by: David Swift

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 September 1952 ?

  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
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  • 1st closed circuit pay-TV telecast of a sports event
  • Dodgers clinch NL pennant
  • Richard Nixon makes his ''Checkers speech''.

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

The Old Man And The Sea

By: Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down

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The Gown Of Glory

By: Agnes Sligh Turnbull

The Gown of Glory

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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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From Under My Hat

By: Hedda Hopper

Hedda knows all and tells all -- about herself and her famous friends (and enemies!) -- in this bold and candid life story.

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