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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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Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready

Country: United States of America

Office Romance

Office Romance

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Andrey Myagkov, Svetlana Nemolyaeva, Oleg Basilashvili

Cool Hand Luke

Cool Hand Luke

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin, J.D. Cannon

Country: United States of America

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

Country: United States of America

Limelight

Limelight

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

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

Country: United States of America

Books

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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

The Distant Shore by Jan de Hartog

The Distant Shore

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

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.

Adlai E. Stevenson Of Illinois by Noel F. Busch

Adlai E. Stevenson Of Illinois

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This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important

Hemlock And After by Angus Wilson

Hemlock And After

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On its appearance in 1952 the Times Literary Supplement called Hemlock and After 'a novel of remarkable power and literary skill which deserves to be judged by the highest standards'.