March 1952 calendar

March 1952

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1952?


  • 01 Mar 1952 Egyptian government-Ali Maher Pasja resigns.
  • 02 Mar 1952 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open.
  • 03 Mar 1952 Puerto Rico approves their first self-written constitution.
  • 08 Mar 1952 Ronald Reagan marries Nancy Davis
  • 09 Mar 1952 Heinz Neuhaus wins Europe Heavyweight Boxing title.
  • 10 Mar 1952 Military coup by General Fulgencio Batista in Cuba.
  • 15 Mar 1952 2 in the Aisle closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 276 performances
  • 16 Mar 1952 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship.
  • 18 Mar 1952 First plastic lens for cataract patients fitted (Philadelphia).
  • 20 Mar 1952 24th Academy Awards: American in Paris, Humphrey Bogart and Vivian Leigh win.
  • 21 Mar 1952 3 Wishes for Jamie opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 94 performances
  • 22 Mar 1952 Dutch DC-6 crashes near Frankfurt, Germany, killing 44.
  • 24 Mar 1952 Great demonstrations against apartheid in South Africa.
  • 27 Mar 1952 Sun Records of Memphis begins releasing records
  • 28 Mar 1952 US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Tenley Albright.
  • 29 Mar 1952 U.S. President Harry S. Truman announces that he will not seek reelection.
  • 30 Mar 1952 6th Tony Awards: Fourposter and King and I win.

Famous Birthday

  • American director and producer co-founded Miramax Films and The Weinstein Company.

  • Maria Schneider

    French actress (d. 2011).

  • Ronn Moss

    American actor who plays the role of Ridge Forrester on the daytime soap "The Bold and the Beautiful," a handsome addition to TV soaps from...

  • British sci-fi writer known for his wacky "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," a 1979 cult favorite.

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Famous Deaths

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in March 1952?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Wheel of Fortune
  2. - Hambone
  3. - Blue Tango
  4. - A-Round the Corner
  5. - A Guy is a Guy


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Singin' in the Rain

Singin' in the Rain

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly

Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen

Country: United States of America

The Sniper

The Sniper

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Arthur Franz, Adolphe Menjou, Gerald Mohr, Marie Windsor

The Marrying Kind

The Marrying Kind

Release year: 1952

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Holliday, Aldo Ray, Madge Kennedy, Sheila Bond

With a Song in My Heart

With a Song in My Heart

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Susan Hayward, Rory Calhoun, David Wayne, Thelma Ritter

The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men

The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Richard Todd, Joan Rice, Peter Finch, James Hayter

Country: United States of America


Which were the most popular books released in March 1952?
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The Swimming Pool by Mary Roberts Rinehart

The Swimming Pool


Lois Maynard is just about to sell their summer home. But Judith Maynard, Lois' troubled older sister returns and a strange murder disrupts the household.

Gods, Graves And Scholars by C.W. Ceram

Gods, Graves And Scholars


The author stated that "my book was not written with scholarly pretensions." My goal was to show the human side of archeology and its dramatic qualities.

Closing The Ring by Winston S. Churchill

Closing The Ring


The struggle to win between June 1943 and Jul 1944 as the Allies consolidate and consolidate their achievements. There was great difficulty and great divergence in opinion.

The President'S Lady by Irving Stone

The President'S Lady


Irving Stone's biographical novel is a bestseller that tells the story of Rachel Jackson and Andrew Jackson. "Beyond doubt, one of the greatest romances of all times."

Melville Goodwin, Usa by John Marquand

Melville Goodwin, Usa


Finalist for National Book Award: This epic novel, set in the aftermath World War II, tells the story of Major General Melville A.