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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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 July 1952: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1952?


Events

  • 02 Jul 1952 Princess Beatrice opens miniature city of Madurodam
  • 03 Jul 1952 The Constitution of Puerto Rico is approved by the Congress of the United States.
  • 04 Jul 1952 66th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Frank Sedgman beats J Drobny (46 62 63 62)
  • 05 Jul 1952 Of Thee I Sing closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 72 performances
  • 06 Jul 1952 Last tram ride in London
  • 07 Jul 1952 SS United States cross Atlantic in record 82:40
  • 08 Jul 1952 19th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 in 5 at Shibe Park, Philadelphia
  • 11 Jul 1952 Gen Eisenhower nominated as Republican presidential candidate
  • 12 Jul 1952 East German SED decides to form German DR army
  • 13 Jul 1952 East Germany announces the formation of its National People's Army.
  • 14 Jul 1952 SS United States crosses Atlantic in 84:12 (record westward)
  • 15 Jul 1952 Gerald D Lascelles (under English Princess Mary) weds Angela Dowding
  • 17 Jul 1952 Shah of Persia named Ghavam Sultaneh Premier
  • 18 Jul 1952 KWGN TV channel 2 in Denver, CO (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 19 Jul 1952 Paint Your Wagon closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 289 performances
  • 20 Jul 1952 Emile Zatopek runs Olympic Record 10K (29:17.0)
  • 21 Jul 1952 7.8 earthquake shakes Kern County California, 14 killed
  • 22 Jul 1952 Poland adopts Communist-imposed Constitution
  • 23 Jul 1952 General Neguib seizes power, Monarchy overthrown in Egypt (National Day)
  • 24 Jul 1952 Emile Zatopek runs Olympic record 5K (14:06.6)
  • 25 Jul 1952 Commonwealth of Puerto Rico created (Constitution Day)
  • 26 Jul 1952 King Farouk of Egypt abdicates in favor of his son Fuad.
  • 27 Jul 1952 Emile Zatopek runs Olympic record marathon (2:23:03.2)
  • 28 Jul 1952 Rogers Hornsby replaces Luke Sewell, as Cincinnati Reds manager
  • 30 Jul 1952 Ford Frick sets waiver rule to bar inter-league deals until all clubs in same league get right to bid

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in July 1952?
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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - Walkin' My Baby Back Home
  2. - High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me)
  3. - Wish You Were Here
  4. - Indian Love Call

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Sudden Fear

Sudden Fear

Release year: 1952

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame, Bruce Bennett

Country: United States of America

Lost in Alaska

Lost in Alaska

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Mitzi Green, Tom Ewell

The Big Sky

The Big Sky

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Dewey Martin, Elizabeth Threatt, Arthur Hunnicutt

Country: United States of America

Son of Paleface

Son of Paleface

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Roy Rogers, Trigger

Don't Bother to Knock

Don't Bother to Knock

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Richard Widmark, Marilyn Monroe, Anne Bancroft, Donna Corcoran

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1952?
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The Gown Of Glory by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

The Gown Of Glory

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The Gown of Glory

The Saracen Blade by Frank Yerby

The Saracen Blade

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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.

The Houses In Between by Howard Spring

The Houses In Between

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by Howard Spring

One Man'S America by Alistair Cooke

One Man'S America

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This book is a collection of talks or exercises in "radio essay", a form originating in early days of British broadcasting.

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier

My Cousin Rachel

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"From the first page…the reader is back in the moody, brooding atmosphere of Rebecca." —The New York Times From the bestselling author of Rebecca, another classic set in beautiful and mysterious Cornwall.