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Saturday 26 January 1952

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frédéric Lodéon and Thomas Edward Henderson. Bend of the River, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Memoirs Of Herbert Hoover by Herbert Hoover was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Winnie-the-Pooh.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Bend of the River

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Rock Hudson, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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Room for One More

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Cary Grant, Betsy Drake, Lurene Tuttle

Country: United States

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The Greatest Show on Earth

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: James Stewart, Charlton Heston, Betty Hutton

Country: United States

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Westward the Women

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Robert Taylor, Denise Darcel, Hope Emerson

Country: United States

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Rashomon

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Machiko Ky, Masayuki Mori

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 26 January 1952

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Winnie-the-Pooh

Starring: Pamela Brown, Dorothy Gordon, Deryck Guyler, Cameron Hall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Dangerous Assignment

Starring: Brian Donlevy

Country: United States

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The Christophers

Starring: Jack Haley, Gigi Perreau, Ruth Hussey, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Life with Elizabeth

Starring: Del Moore, Betty White, Jack Narz

Country: United States

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The Roy Rogers Show

Starring: Dale Evans, Roy Rogers, Pat Brady, Trigger

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
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Facts:
  • Black Saturday in Egypt: rioters burn Cairo's central business district, targeting British and upper-class Egyptian businesses.

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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

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

The Memoirs Of Herbert Hoover

By: Herbert Hoover

This is a new release of the original 1952 edition.

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Strange Lands And Friendly Peoples

By: William O. Douglas

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

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Gods, Graves And Scholars

By: C.W. Ceram

C.W. Ceram visualized archeology as a wonderful combination of high adventure, romance, history and scholarship, and this book, a chronicle of man's search for his past, reads like a dramatic narrative.

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The Greatest Book Ever Written

By: Fulton Oursler

Bible, Catholicism, Biblical Studies

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