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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1952?


Events

  • 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.

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Music charts

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Movies

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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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1952?
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Through Charley'S Door by Emily Kimbrough

Through Charley'S Door

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Through Charley's Door is the true story of Emily Kimbrough's experiences working for the famous Marshall Field department store in 1920s Chicago.

Adventures In Two Worlds by A.J. Cronin

Adventures In Two Worlds

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Adventures in Two Worlds.

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 …

Lincoln And His Generals by T. Harry Williams

Lincoln And His Generals

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Since it was first published in 1952, Lincoln and His Generals has remained one of the definitive accounts of Lincoln’s wartime leadership.

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.