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Saturday 30 August 1952

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Waldemar Falcao and Terry Lamb. Monkey Business, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952 while The Saracen Blade by Frank Yerby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Masquerade Party

Starring: Ilka Chase, Peter Donald, Ogden Nash, Buff Cobb

Country: United States

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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I've Got a Secret

Written by: Howard Merrill, Allan Sherman

Starring: Henry Morgan, Bill Cullen, Betsy Palmer, Bess Myerson

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Monkey Business

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe

Country: United States

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Big Jim McLain

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Nancy Olson, James Arness

Country: United States

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Captain Pirate

Directed by: Ralph Murphy

Starring: Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, John Sutton

Country: United States

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The Quiet Man

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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Casque d'Or

Directed by: Jacques Becker

Starring: Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani, Claude Dauphin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 August 1952 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Waldemar Falcao: Brazilian professional flutist and a pro astrologer who studies and practices Hindu astrology.
  • Terry Lamb: American astrologer, author, lecturer and teacher.
  • Jean-Marc Rouillan: French chairman of the action direct terrorist group suspected of the assassination of Georges Benes 11/17/1986.
  • Simon Bainbridge: English composer and educator.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Arky Vaughn: infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates and Brooklyn Dodgers), drowns.
Facts:
  • The last Finnish war reparations are sent to the Soviet Union.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Campus fashions
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Richard Nixon -- Aug. 25, 1952
  • Life: Marlene Dietrich and daughter

Books

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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The Hidden Flower

By: Pearl S. Buck

An affecting portrait of interracial love in post-war JapanPearl S. Buck’s The Hidden Flower centers on the relationship between a Japanese student and an American soldier stationed in post-war Japan.

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The Houses In Between

By: Howard Spring

THis is a Haddon Craftsman edition and is book club copy

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The Silver Chalice

By: Thomas B. Costain

Distinguished historian and past master of fiction, Thomas B. Costain has turned his prodigious talent to biblical times to weave an exciting and inspirational story about the Cup used by Christ at the Last Supper with His Disciples.

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