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Sunday 27 July 1952

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carol Vaness and Marvin Barnes. Sudden Fear, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Saracen Blade by Frank Yerby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Masquerade Party.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Sudden Fear

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame

Country: United States

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Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine

Country: United States

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Les Enfants Terribles

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Nicole Stphane, Edouard Dermithe, Rene Cosima

Country: United States

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High Noon

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States

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Don't Bother to Knock

Directed by: Roy Baker

Starring: Richard Widmark, Marilyn Monroe, Anne Bancroft

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Mister Peepers

Written by: David Swift

Starring: Wally Cox, Marion Lorne, Tony Randall, Patricia Benoit

Country: United States

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The Liberace Show

Starring: Liberace, George Liberace

Country: United States

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My Little Margie

Written by: Frank Fox

Starring: Gale Storm, Charles Farrell, Clarence Kolb, Don Hayden

Country: United States

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Death Valley Days

Starring: Stanley Andrews

Country: United States

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Life Is Worth Living

Starring: Fulton J. Sheen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 July 1952 ?

  • Malchus
  • Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
  • Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 10 saints: St. Pantaleon
Famous Birthdays:
  • Carol Vaness: American opera singer best known in her youth for her command of the Mozart and Handel repertory, and noted for the width of her vocal range and commanding onstage presence.
  • Marvin Barnes: American basketball player (d. 2014).
  • Roxanne Hart: American actress.
  • Hannu-Pekka Hanninen: Finnish sports commentator.
  • Paul Couturiau: Belgian writer, writing in French, of mystery and historical novels.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Emile Zatopek runs Olympic record marathon (2:23:03.2)

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Slim Whitman - Indian Love Call

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

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  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bob Mathias -- July 21, 1952
  • Life: The hangover
  • Time: Media coverage of national political conventions


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

The Saracen Blade

By: Frank Yerby

The story of Pietro di Donati, son of a 13th-century Sicilian peasant, who was born at almost the exact same moment as the Emperor Frederick.

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My Cousin Rachel

By: Daphne du Maurier

"From the first page…the reader is back in the moody, brooding atmosphere of Rebecca." —The New York Times From the bestselling author of Rebecca, another classic set in beautiful and mysterious Cornwall.

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The Memoirs Of Herbert Hoover

By: Herbert Hoover

This is a new release of the original 1952 edition.

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The Devil'S Advocate

By: Taylor Caldwell

The magnificent, tumultuous epic of one man's battle against a world of treachery and corruption.

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