Sunday 27 January 1952
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jacques Nikonoff and Peter Garland.
Bend of the River, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The End Of The Affair by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Winnie-the-Pooh.
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- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
- Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
- Denmark ? Auschwitzdag (Auschwitz Day; commemoration day for the victims of the Holocaust and other genocide).
- Serbia ? St. Sava Day.
- United Kingdom ? Holocaust Memorial Day.
- Jacques Nikonoff: French civil servant, a founding member of the Marc-Bloch Foundation and the association ATTAC (Association pour la Taxation des Transactions financières et pour l'Action Citoyenne) (English: Association for the Taxation of financial Transactions and Citizen's Action), an activist organization originally created for promoting the establishment of a tax on foreign exchange transactions.
- Peter Garland: Composer.
- Brian Gottfried in Baltimore: Maryland, USA; tennis star (Wimbledon Doubles 1976).
- ''White Shoes'' Johnson: American football player.
- Billy Johnson: American baseball player (Born 1918).
- Tam O'Shaughnessy: American tennis player psychologist and academic.
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Johnnie Ray & Four Lads - Please, Mr. Sun
- Johnnie Ray & Four Lads - Here Am I - Broken Hearted
- A Kiss To Build A Dream On - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra
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