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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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Movies

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The Godfather

The Godfather

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Country: United States of America

Singin' in the Rain

Singin' in the Rain

Directed by: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly

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

Country: United States of America

Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis

Country: United States of America

Annie Hall

Annie Hall

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane

Country: United States of America

Books

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Gods, Graves And Scholars by C.W. Ceram

Gods, Graves And Scholars

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As stated by the author, "My book was written without scholarly pretensions. My aim was to portray the dramatic qualityes of archeology, its human side."

The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Catcher In The Rye

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Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories--particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme With Love and Squalor--will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full …

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.

Spark Of Life by Erich Maria Remarque

Spark Of Life

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In Spark of Life, a powerful classic from the renowned author of All Quiet on the Western Front, one man’s dream of freedom inspires a valiant resistance against the Nazi war

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