Sunday 24 February 1952
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Simon Weinstock and Tom Burleson.
Rancho Notorious, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Confident Years 1885-1915 by Van Wyck Brooks was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Life Is Worth Living.
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- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Simon Weinstock: Businessman / racehorse owner.
- Tom Burleson: in USA; basketball (Olympics-silver-1972) tallest Olympian - 7 feet 4 inches.
- Cherrie Floyd: American actress, married to chiropractor/homeopath Edwin C. Floyd.
- Betty MacKinnon and Sam Snead win LPGA Orlando Mixed Golf Tournament.
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