Monday 29 December 1952
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gelsey Kirkland in Bethlehem and Nikolai Andrianov.
In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits.
My Cousin Rachel, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while My Island Home by James Norman Hall was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lash of the West.
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- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Gelsey Kirkland in Bethlehem: Pennsylvania, USA; ballerina/druggie (Nutcracker).
- Nikolai Andrianov: USSR -- Gymnist (1972, 76, 80 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Gelsey Kirkland: American ballerina, author and teacher, most noted for her meteoric rise to the top of the ballet world only to sink to the bottom and work her way up again.
- Joe Lovano: American jazz musician, saxophone player, 1st child.
- Beryl Rubinstein: Composer, dies at 54.
- 1st transistorized hearing aid offered for sale (Elmsford NY)
- First transistorized hearing aid offered for sale (Elmsford, New York).
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