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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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TV Series

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

The Life of Riley

Starring: William Bendix

Country: United States

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The Ernie Kovacs Show

Starring: Ernie Kovacs

Country: United States

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Terry and the Pirates

Starring: John Baer, William Tracy, Jack Reitzen, Gloria Saunders

Country: United States

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Omnibus

Starring: Alistair Cooke

Country: United States

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My Hero

Starring: Robert Cummings, Julie Bishop, John Litel

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Bad and the Beautiful

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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My Cousin Rachel

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Richard Burton, Audrey Dalton

Country: United States

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Against All Flags

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Errol Flynn, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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Come Back, Little Sheba

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth, Terry Moore

Country: United States

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Moulin Rouge

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Jos Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Colette Marchand

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
  • 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.
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Facts:
  • 1st transistorized hearing aid offered for sale (Elmsford NY)
  • First transistorized hearing aid offered for sale (Elmsford, New York).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Marionettes
  • Time: Director, Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Life: Midget horse

Books

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

My Island Home

By: James Norman Hall

Stated first edition bound in tan and green cloth with with dark green lettering. B&W photo illustrations, 374 pages. A VG+ copy in a VG dust jacket.

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The Man On A Donkey

By: H.F.M. Prescott

“The almost perfect historical novel.” —The New York TimesThe Man on a Donkey is an enthralling, panoramic historical novel that brings to life one of the most tumultuous times

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The Old Man And The Sea

By: Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down

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The Gown Of Glory

By: Agnes Sligh Turnbull

The Gown of Glory

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