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Thursday 28 February 1952

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include William Finn and Cristina Raines [Tina Herazo]. Rancho Notorious, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Death Valley Days.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Rancho Notorious

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Arthur Kennedy, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States

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Love Is Better Than Ever

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Larry Parks, Elizabeth Taylor, Josephine Hutchinson

Country: United States

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5 Fingers

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: James Mason, Danielle Darrieux, Michael Rennie

Country: United States

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Jour de fête

Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Guy Decomble, Paul Frankeur

Country: United States

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Viva Zapata!

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 February 1952 ?

  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
  • Saint Romanus (died 463)
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

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Melville Goodwin, Usa

By: John Marquand

Finalist for the National Book Award: This sweeping novel set in the aftermath of World War II reveals the story behind the creation of an American icon Major General Melville A.

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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 Sea Around Us

By: Rachel Carson

Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us is one of the most remarkably successful books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on ...

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