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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1952?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1952 Liberal Party wins Japanese elections
  • 03 Oct 1952 1st British nuclear test at Monte Bello Is Australia
  • 04 Oct 1952 Top Banana closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 356 performances
  • 05 Oct 1952 19th Congress of Communist Party meets in Moscow
  • 07 Oct 1952 1st Bandstand broadcast in Philadelphia on WFIL-TV (Dick Clark joins in 1955 as a substitute-host)
  • 08 Oct 1952 Chinese offensive in Korea
  • 12 Oct 1952 KBTV (now KUSA) TV channel 9 in Denver, CO (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 14 Oct 1952 Buttrio Square opens at New Century Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 16 Oct 1952 ''Limelight'' opens in London writer/actor/director/producer Charlie Chaplin arrives by ocean liner in transit his re-entry permit to the USA is revoked by J. Edgar Hoover.
  • 17 Oct 1952 Indonesian troops led by General Nasution surround the presidential palace, seeking the dismissal of the People's Representative Council Sukarno avoids confrontation.
  • 18 Oct 1952 Buttrio Square closes at New Century Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • 19 Oct 1952 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Betty Jameson Golf Tournament
  • 20 Oct 1952 Emergency crisis proclaimed in Kenya
  • 21 Oct 1952 Dutch government refuses New-Guinea (West-Irian)
  • 24 Oct 1952 Arab Liberation Movement becomes the only party of Syria.
  • 25 Oct 1952 1st Dutch edition of youth magazine Donald Duck
  • 30 Oct 1952 Clarence Birdseye sells 1st frozen peas
  • 31 Oct 1952 1st thermonuclear bomb detonated-Marshall Islands

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Music charts

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Movies

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Limelight

Limelight

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton

Country: United States of America

Kansas City Confidential

Kansas City Confidential

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster, Neville Brand

Country: United States of America

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 Steel Trap

The Steel Trap

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: Joseph Cotten, Teresa Wright, Jonathan Hale, Walter Sande

Hangman's Knot

Hangman's Knot

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Roy Huggins

Starring: Randolph Scott, Donna Reed, Claude Jarman Jr., Frank Faylen

Books

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The Great Enterprise by H.A. Overstreet

The Great Enterprise

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Relating OURSELF TO OUR WORLD. PART ONE. EQUIPMENT FOR MATURING 1. THE SELF IMAGE 2. IMAGES OF OTHERS 3. THE EGOCENTRIC TRAP 4. Over under relations 5.

A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall

A Man Called Peter

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In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

I Go Pogo by Walt Kelly

I Go Pogo

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Pogo is a long running comic strip that has appeared in the daily newspapers since 1948. Children like it because it is about funny talking animals.

The Distant Shore by Jan de Hartog

The Distant Shore

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A story of war, sea, soldiers, friendships, loyalties and love.

The Man On A Donkey by H.F.M. Prescott

The Man On A Donkey

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“The almost perfect historical novel.” —The New York TimesThe Man on a Donkey is an enthralling, panoramic historical novel that brings to life one of the most tumultuous times