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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in January 1952.
The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on January 1952: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1952?


Events

  • 01 Jan 1952 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 5th string quartet
  • 02 Jan 1952 Pal Joey opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 542 performances
  • 03 Jan 1952 Dragnet with Jack Webb premieres on NBC TV
  • 05 Jan 1952 Flying Enterprise sinks
  • 07 Jan 1952 French Plevin government falls.
  • 08 Jan 1952 Jordan adopts constitution.
  • 09 Jan 1952 Marines give notice that they will recall Ted Williams to active duty
  • 11 Jan 1952 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Marianne Moore.
  • 12 Jan 1952 NFL Pro Bowl: National Conference beats American Conference 30-13.
  • 14 Jan 1952 Today Show premieres with Dave Garroway and Jack Lescoulie on NBC-TV
  • 16 Jan 1952 New Dutch bible translation finished.
  • 19 Jan 1952 NFL takes control of New York Yanks
  • 20 Jan 1952 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open.
  • 24 Jan 1952 Fire in main building of French Port Martin Antarctic base.
  • 25 Jan 1952 Test debut of Richie Benaud, versus West Indies at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
  • 26 Jan 1952 Black Saturday in Egypt: rioters burn Cairo's central business district, targeting British and upper-class Egyptian businesses.
  • 31 Jan 1952 Harry Heilmann and Paul Waner elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Music charts

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Movies

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Metropolis

Metropolis

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Country: United States of America

Reservoir Dogs

Reservoir Dogs

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn

Country: United States of America

Amar Prem

Amar Prem

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore, Sujit Kumar, Bindu

Mother India

Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob Khan

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar

Country: United States of America

Freaks

Freaks

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Roscoe Ates

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in January 1952?
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Barabbas by Par Lagerkvist

Barabbas

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Barabbas is the acquitted; the man whose life was exchanged for that of Jesus of Nazareth, crucified upon the hill of Golgotha.

The End Of The Affair by Graham Greene

The End Of The Affair

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"A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses a moment of experience from which to look ahead..." "This is a record of hate far more than of love," writes Maurice

Giant by Edna Ferber

Giant

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This sweeping tale captures the essence of Texas on a staggering scale as it chronicles the life and times of cattleman Jordan "Bick" Benedict, his naive young society wife, Leslie, and

The Catherine Wheel by Jean Stafford

The Catherine Wheel

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Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First U.S. edition. About fine in dj with small frays at the spine tips and a tiny chip

The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain

The Silver Chalice

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The latest release in the Christian Epic series is an exciting novel that takes place shortly after Christ's death and resurrection. Basil is called to design the case which will hold the silver cup that Christ and His disciples drank …