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Friday 25 January 1952

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Oriella Dorella and Peter Tatchell. Colorado Sundown, directed by William Witney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while Barabbas by Par Lagerkvist was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rebound.
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Movies

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Colorado Sundown

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Rex Allen, Koko, Mary Ellen Kay, Slim Pickens

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Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory

Directed by: Bernard B. Ray

Starring: Clayton Moore, Slim Andrews, Charles Harvey, Rodd Redwing

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Japanese War Bride

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Shirley Yamaguchi, Don Taylor, Cameron Mitchell, Marie Windsor

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The Green Glove

Directed by: Rudolph Maté

Starring: Glenn Ford, Geraldine Brooks, Cedric Hardwicke, George Macready

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The Las Vegas Story

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Jane Russell, Victor Mature, Vincent Price, Hoagy Carmichael

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TV Series

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

Rebound

Directed by: Megan Freels Johnston

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Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

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The Dennis Day Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 January 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
  • Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
  • Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
  • Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Oriella Dorella: Italian ballet dancer, who studied at La Scala Theatre Ballet School for 8 years, and in 1975 made her official debut as a dancer, becoming the 'étoile' (star) of La Scala Theatre Ballet in 1986.
  • Peter Tatchell: Australian-born British political campaigner best known for his work with LGBT social movements (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender).
  • Sara Mandiano: French singer and songwriter.
  • Timothy White: American journalist author and critic (d. 2002).
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Facts:
  • Test debut of Richie Benaud, versus West Indies at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. A Kiss To Build A Dream On - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra
  2. Johnnie Ray & Four Lads - Here Am I - Broken Hearted
  3. Johnnie Ray & Four Lads - Please, Mr. Sun

Books

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Barabbas

By: Par Lagerkvist

Barabbas is the acquitted; the man whose life was exchanged for that of Jesus of Nazareth, crucified upon the hill of Golgotha.

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Wait For The Wagon

By: Mary Lasswell

Kindhearted and loudmouthed Mrs. Feeley, Mrs. Rasmussen, and Miss Tinkham have only just set out on their long-awaited cross-country drive to the West Coast when the trouble begins.

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The Dark Moment

By: Ann Bridge

Feride and Nilüfer lead a elegant and comfortable life in Turkish aristocratic society until their lives are turned upside down by Atatürk's fight for independence after WWI.

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The Forrestal Diaries

By: Walter Millis and E.S. Duffield

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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