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Monday 25 August 1952

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Geoff Downes and Vijayakanth . Big Jim McLain, directed by Edward Ludwig, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while Journey To The Far Pacific by Thomas E. Dewey was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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The Quiet Man

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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Casque d'Or

Directed by: Jacques Becker

Starring: Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani, Claude Dauphin

Country: United States

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Full House

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Fred Allen, Anne Baxter, Jeanne Crain

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Masquerade Party

Starring: Ilka Chase, Peter Donald, Ogden Nash, Buff Cobb

Country: United States

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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I've Got a Secret

Written by: Howard Merrill, Allan Sherman

Starring: Henry Morgan, Bill Cullen, Betsy Palmer, Bess Myerson

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 August 1952 ?

  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
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  • Puerto Rico becomes a US commonwealth
  • Detroit Tigers' Virgil Trucks second no-hitter of year, beats New York Yankees, 1-0.

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

Journey To The Far Pacific

By: Thomas E. Dewey

"This book is an account of Dewey's trip to the Orient to view conditions first hand"

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The Silver Chalice

By: Thomas B. Costain

Distinguished historian and past master of fiction, Thomas B. Costain has turned his prodigious talent to biblical times to weave an exciting and inspirational story about the Cup used by Christ at the Last Supper with His Disciples.

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Theodora And The Emperor

By: Harold Lamb

Theodora and the Emperor Hardcover book

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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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