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Sunday 26 October 1952

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rondi Reed and Tony Abbott. Limelight, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Houses In Between by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hockey Night in Canada.
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TV Series

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

Victory at Sea

Starring: Leonard Graves

Country: United States

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I Married Joan

Starring: Joan Davis, Jim Backus

Country: United States

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Mr. & Mrs. North

Starring: Richard Denning, Barbara Britton, Francis De Sales

Country: United States

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Our Miss Brooks

Starring: Eve Arden, Gale Gordon, Jane Morgan, Robert Rockwell

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet

Starring: Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Limelight

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce

Country: United States

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The Flowers of St. Francis

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Aldo Fabrizi, Gianfranco Bellini, Peparuolo

Country: United States

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The Crimson Pirate

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Nick Cravat, Eva Bartok

Country: United States

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The Snows of Kilimanjaro

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner

Country: United States

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Monkey Business

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Rondi Reed: American stage actress, singer and performer.
  • Tony Abbott: Children's Author.
  • Bobby Bandiera: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes).
  • Edward Garnier: English lawyer and politician Solicitor General for England and Wales.
  • Andrew Motion: English poet and Poet Laureate.
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Yours (Quierme Mucho) - Vera Lynn

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1952?

  • Life: Italian woman
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joyce Cary -- Oct. 20, 1952
  • Life: Mamie Eisenhower

Books

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

The Houses In Between

By: Howard Spring

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Don Camillo And His Flock

By: Giovanni Guareschi

Set against the post-war backdrop of a rural village in the Emilia-Romagna, this is the second in a new series of hilarious and incisive Don Camillo anthologies, which offer 215 stories

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The Devils Of Loudun

By: Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley's acclaimed and gripping account of one of the strangest occurrences in historyIn 1632 an entire convent in the small French village of Loudun was apparently possessed by the devil.

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The Far Country

By: Nevil Shute

When a young Englishwoman named Jennifer Morton leaves London to visit relatives on their sheep ranch in the Australian outback, she falls in love both with the gloriously beautiful country and

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