November 1952 calendar

November 1952

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1952?


  • 01 Nov 1952 1st hydrogen device exploded at Eniwetok Atoll in Pacific Fusion occurs for 1st time on Earth
  • 03 Nov 1952 Clarence Birdseye markets frozen peas
  • 04 Nov 1952 Earthquake and flood strike Kamshatka-South America
  • 10 Nov 1952 Trygve Halvdan Lie resigns as 1st Secretary General of UN
  • 12 Nov 1952 Philadelphia Athletics pitcher Bobby Shantz wins AL MVP
  • 13 Nov 1952 False fingernails 1st sold
  • 14 Nov 1952 Greek general Papagos wins elections
  • 18 Nov 1952 Jomo Kenyatta is arrested in Kenya for an alleged connection to the Mau Mau uprising.
  • 19 Nov 1952 North American F-86 Sabre sets world aircraft speed record, 1124 km/h
  • 20 Nov 1952 Cubs slugger Hank Sauer wins NL MVP
  • 21 Nov 1952 Dodgers pitcher Joe Black wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 25 Nov 1952 George Meany appointed as Chairman of AFL
  • 26 Nov 1952 1st modern 3-D movie Bwana Devil, premieres in Hollywood
  • 27 Nov 1952 KTBC TV channel 7 in Austin, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 29 Nov 1952 40th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 21-11
  • 30 Nov 1952 Jackie Robinson charges New York Yankees with racism

Famous Birthday

  • Taiwanese-American AIDS researcher.

  • Mandy Patinkin

    American actor, tenor singer, voice artist, and comedian.

  • Thierry Lhermitte

    French popular actor, son of André and nephew of professor François Lhermitte, also great grand-son of Léon Lhermitte, painter.

  • Roseanne Barr

    American comedian from a lower middle-class background who became a superstar comedienne on a popular TV series with the comment, "I am your...

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Famous Deaths

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in November 1952?
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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - I
  2. - Lady Of Spain

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Here In My Heart
  2. - You Belong To Me
  3. - Feet Up
  4. - Half As Much
  5. - The Isle Of Innisfree


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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El rebozo de Soledad

El rebozo de Soledad

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Roberto Gavaldón

Starring: Arturo de Córdova, Pedro Armendáriz, Estela Inda, Domingo Soler

The Golden Coach

The Golden Coach

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Anna Magnani, Odoardo Spadaro, Nada Fiorelli, Dante

The Star

The Star

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Bette Davis, Sterling Hayden, Natalie Wood, Warner Anderson

Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Danny Kaye, Farley Granger, Zizi Jeanmaire, Joseph Walsh

Country: United States of America

Road to Bali

Road to Bali

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Hal Walker

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Murvyn Vye

Country: United States of America


Which were the most popular books released in November 1952?
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From Under My Hat by Hedda Hopper

From Under My Hat


Hedda is a great person and knows everything. She tells the truth about her friends and enemies, as well as herself. This bold and honest life story is a great example of how to tell it.

Kiss Me, Deadly by Mickey Spillane

Kiss Me, Deadly



Adlai E. Stevenson Of Illinois by Noel F. Busch

Adlai E. Stevenson Of Illinois


This book, which was published before 1923, is a reproduction of an important original.

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking


With more than five million copies printed, The Power of Positive Thinking is an international bestseller. It has helped millions of people around the globe to find fulfillment through Dr.

The Cross And The Crown by Norman Beasley

The Cross And The Crown


A History of christian science until 1910, and of its founder Mary Baker Eddy. This book is a must-read for any non-scientist. It will make you more respect for your mother.