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Friday 25 January 1952

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 25, 1952). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lee Strobel and Whit Stillman. Colorado Sundown, directed by William Witney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rebound.
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What the sky looked like on 25 January 1952

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Colorado Sundown

Directed by: William Witney

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

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The Big Trees

Directed by: Felix E. Feist

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Eve Miller, Patrice Wymore, Edgar Buchanan

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This Woman Is Dangerous

Directed by: Felix E. Feist

Starring: Joan Crawford, Dennis Morgan, David Brian, Richard Webb

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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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Si yo fuera diputado

Directed by: Miguel M. Delgado

Starring: Cantinflas, Gloria Mange, Andrés Soler, Emperatriz Carvajal

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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 Dinah Shore Show

Starring: Dinah Shore, Gisele MacKenzie, Fred Waring

Country: United States

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Pet Shop

Directed by: Hope Perello

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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:
  • Whit Stillman: Director.
  • Lee Strobel: Author.
  • 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.
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Facts:
  • Test debut of Richie Benaud, versus West Indies at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 25, 1952 - Geocentric view

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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. Here Am I - Broken Hearted - Johnnie Ray & Four Lads
  3. Please, Mr. Sun - Johnnie Ray & Four Lads

Books

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

The Cruel Sea

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World Wat II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats.

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Show Biz

By: Abel Green and Joe Laurie Jr

Hardback compendium/chronology, detailed history of popular theatre, radio, film and television, 1905-1950. Written in a crisp and very readable style. Good sourcebook. Exhaustive index.

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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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From Here To Eternity

By: James Jones

Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941. Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler. But when he refuses to join the company's boxing team, he gets "the treatment" that may

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