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Monday 28 January 1952

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Louis Murat and Michael Jones (musician). Bend of the River, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Forrestal Diaries by Walter Millis and E.S. Duffield was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Winnie-the-Pooh.
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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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Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Machiko Ky, Masayuki Mori

Country: United States

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TV Series

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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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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 28 January 1952 ?

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1952 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Johnnie Ray & Four Lads - Please, Mr. Sun
  2. Johnnie Ray & Four Lads - Here Am I - Broken Hearted
  3. A Kiss To Build A Dream On - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra

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Life magazine


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

The Forrestal Diaries

By: Walter Millis and E.S. Duffield

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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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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From Here To Eternity

By: James Jones

Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941. Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler. But when he refuses to join the company's boxing team, he gets "the treatment" that may

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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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