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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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Viva Zapata!

Viva Zapata!

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn, Joseph Wiseman

Country: United States of America

El ceniciento

El ceniciento

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Gilberto Martínez Solares

Starring: Germán Valdés, Alicia Caro, Andrés Soler, Marcelo Chávez

Bend of the River

Bend of the River

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Rock Hudson, Arthur Kennedy, Julie Adams

Country: United States of America

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Si yo fuera diputado

Si yo fuera diputado

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Miguel M. Delgado

Starring: Cantinflas, Gloria Mange, Andrés Soler, Emperatriz Carvajal

Books

Which were the most popular books released in January 1952?
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Winds Of Morning by Harold Lenoir Davis

Winds Of Morning

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A stirring, provocative novel of the American Northwest in the 1920s, written with the same buoyant vigor, the sharp characterization, and the pungent wisdom that captivated readers of H.L.

The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson

The Sea Around Us

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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 …

Incredible New York by Lloyd R. Morris

Incredible New York

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Grate book, nice for you private collection.

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

East of Eden

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A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authorsIn his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of …

Mother And Queen by Marion Crawford

Mother And Queen

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Mother And Queen he Story Of Queen Mary