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Born :05/23/1952"Marvelous" Marvin Hagler, NJ, middleweight boxing champ (1982-83)
Born :04/08/1952Adam Woods, rocker (Fixx)
Born :07/03/1952Alan Autry, NFLer (Green Bay Packers)/actor (Heat of the Night)
Born :03/05/1952Alan Clark, keyboardist (Dire Straits-Sultans of Swing)
Born :07/19/1952Alan Collins, guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Born :03/08/1952Aleksandr A Volkov, Russia, col/cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-8, T-14, TM-7)
Born :06/16/1952Aleksandr Zaitsev, USSR, pairs figure skating (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
Born :04/12/1952Alexis Arguello, Managua Nicaragua, featherweight boxer (1974 champ)
Born :05/03/1952Allen Wells, England, 100m dash (Olympic-gold-1980)
Born :03/20/1952Anand Armitraj, India, tennis player (Brother of ViJay)
Born :12/26/1952Andre-Michel Schub, Paris France, pianist (Van Cliburn-1981)
Born :08/02/1952Angel Herrera, Cuba, FW/LW boxer (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
Born :09/09/1952Angela Cartwright, England (Make Room for Daddy, Lost in Space)
Born :10/04/1952Anita Luceete Defrantz, Phila Pa, rower (Olympic-bronze-1976)
Born :08/11/1952Ann Michelle, England, actress (Virigin Witch)
Born :04/01/1952Annette O'Toole, Houston Texas, actress (Cat People, Superman III)
Born :10/28/1952Annie Potts, Nashville TN, actress (Mary Jo-Designing Women)
Born :01/06/1952Armelia McQueen, NC (Bkln Conservatory), actress
Born :08/10/1952Ashley Putnam, NYC, soprano (NY City Opera 1978)
Born :05/19/1952Barbara Loomis, rocker (BT Express)
Born :08/06/1952Barrel Scherpenzeel, rocker (Earth and Fire)
Born :06/18/1952Barry Champagne, Louisiana, stunt coorindator (Licence to Kill)
Born :02/29/1952Bart Stupak, (Rep-D-Michigan)
Born :01/11/1952Ben Crenshaw, Austin Tx, PGA golfer (1974 Rookie of Year)
Born :06/12/1952Ben E Carlos, drummer (Cheap Trick-Dream Police)
Born :07/03/1952Bill Badgett Jr, horse trainer
Born :11/05/1952Bill Walton, NBA center (Portland Trail Blazers, Boston Celtics)
Born :04/01/1952Billy Currie, rock keyboardist/violinist (Ultravox-We Came to Dance)
Born :06/03/1952Billy Powell, keyboards (Lynyrd Skynyrd-That Smell, Freebird)
Born :03/22/1952Bob Costas, sportscaster/talk show host (Later)
Born :08/04/1952Bobby Buntrock, Denver Colo, actor (Harold Baxter-Hazel)
Born :02/23/1952Brad Whitford, Mass, rock guitarist (Aerosmith-Jamie Got a Gun)
Born :01/27/1952Brian Gottfried, Baltimore Md, tennis star (Wimbeldon Doubles 1976)
Born :08/01/1952Brian Patrick Clarke, Gettysburg Pa, actor (Merle-Eight is Enough)
Born :04/07/1952Bruce Gary, drummer (Knack-My Sharona)
Born :06/18/1952Carol Kane, Cleveland Ohio, actress (Dog Day Afternoon, Simka-Taxi)
Born :02/20/1952Catherine Cummins, Clintwood Va, 1st of 5 siblings born on 2/20
Born :06/04/1952Catherine Watkins, Hartford Ct, actress (It's Not Easy, Mary)
Born :12/12/1952Cathy Rigby McCoy, Los Alamitos Calif, gymnist (Olympic-4th-1968)
Born :03/27/1952Chick Vennera, Herkimer NY, actor (High Risk, Milagro Beanfield War)
Born :07/14/1952Chris Cross, rock singer (Arthur)
Born :11/08/1952Christie Hefner, daughter of Hugh Hefner, Playboy CEO
Born :10/16/1952Christopher Cox, (Rep-R-California)
Born :09/25/1952Christopher Reeve, actor (Superman, Death Trap, Somewhere in Time)
Born :10/05/1952Clive Barker, producer (Hell Raiser)
Born :01/13/1952Cornelius Bumpus, keyboardist (Doobie Bros-Minute by Minute)
Born :02/28/1952Cristina Raines, [Tina Herazo], Manila Phil, actress (Sentinel)
Born :10/14/1952Daisy Eshuijs, singer/pianist/composer (Eye to Eye)
Born :06/12/1952Dale Krantz, singer (Crossings-Collis Band)
Born :07/01/1952Dan Aykroyd, Ottawa Canada, comedian/actor (SNL, Dragnet)
Born :08/04/1952Daniel Bautista, Mexico, 20k walker (Olympic-gold-1976)
Born :04/04/1952Dave Hill, rock guitarist (Slade-Coz I Love You)
Born :09/09/1952Dave Stewart, rocker (Eurythmics-Here Comes the Rain Again)
Born :07/15/1952David Bell, horse trainer
Born :05/14/1952David Byrne, Dunbartin Scotland, rocker (Talking Heads-Psycho Killer)
Born :03/14/1952David Byrne, guitarist/vocalist (Talking Heads-Burning Down the House)
Born :07/05/1952David Dreier, (Rep-R-California, 1981- )
Born :07/17/1952David Hasselhoff, Balt Md, (Revenge of the Cheerleaders, Night Rider)
Born :02/13/1952David Puilum Choi, Hong Kong, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
Born :05/23/1952Deborah Adair, actress (Tracey-Dynasty)
Born :08/14/1952Deborah Elizabeth Meyer, Fair Oaks Calif, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-68)
Born :11/21/1952Deborah Shelton, Wash DC, actress (Dallas, Ocean Kill, Body Double)
Born :04/29/1952Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Schnectady, actress (Too Close for Comfort)
Born :09/27/1952Del Russel, Pasadena Calif, actor (Richard-Arnie)
Born :03/19/1952Derek Longmuir, rocker (Bay City Rollers-Saturday Night)
Born :01/19/1952Dewey Bunell, Yorkshire England, rock guitarist (America-Daisy Jane)
Born :09/30/1952Dewey Martin, rocker (Buffalo Springfield)
Born :05/18/1952Diane E[lizabeth] Duane, US, sci-fi author (Door into Fire)
Born :05/14/1952Donald R McMonagle, Flint Michigan, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 39, 54)
Born :03/11/1952Douglas Adams, England, author (Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy)
Born :09/27/1952Dumitru Prunariu, 1st Romanian space traveler (on board Soyuz 40)
Born :02/27/1952Dwight Elmo Jones, Houston Tx, basketball player (Olymp-silver-1972)
Born :09/02/1952Earl Pomeroy, (Rep-D-North Dakota)
Born :02/13/1952Ed Gagliardi, bassist (Foreigner-Cold As Ice)
Born :06/14/1952Eddie Mekka, Worcester Mass, actor (Carmine-Laverne and Shirley)
Born :12/16/1952Elayne Boosler, comedienne (Night Court)
Born :07/14/1952Eric Laneuville, New Orleans La, actor (Larry-Room 222, St Elsewhere)
Born :01/07/1952Erin Gray, Honolulu Hawaii, actress (Silver Spoons, Buck Rogers)
Born :11/25/1952Ernest Harden Jr, Detroit Mich, actor (Marcus-Jeffersons)
Born :01/09/1952Eveline L Herfkens, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
Born :11/23/1952Francie Larrieu Smith, US, track runner (AAU 1 mile-1979)
Born :09/30/1952Frank Zincavage, rocker (Romeo Void)
Born :02/03/1952Fred Lynn, Chicago, baseball outfielder (Boston, Calif, Baltimore)
Born :12/29/1952Gelsey Kirkland, ballerina/druggie (Nutcracker)
Born :10/02/1952George Meegen, England, walked 19,019 miles from Argentina to Alaska
Born :05/18/1952George Strait, country singer (Beyond the Blue Neon)
Born :08/15/1952Ger Hoeymakers, guitarist
Born :09/12/1952Gerry Beckley, rock vocalist/guitarist (America-Daisy Jane)
Born :08/16/1952Gianna Rolandi, NYC, soprano (Der Rosenkavalier)
Born :06/16/1952Gino Vanelli, Canada, singer (Living Inside Myself)
Born :06/26/1952Gordon McQueen, soccer player
Born :09/05/1952Graham Salmon, blind runner (fastest 100m by a blind man)
Born :01/06/1952Grant Goodeve, New Haven Conn, actor (David-8 is Enough, Dynasty)
Born :08/30/1952Greg Duncan, Guelph ON CANADA, computer systems technologist and software engineer
Born :02/17/1952Guillermo Vilas, tennis player (1977 US Open)
Born :12/17/1952Hans Alders, Dutch minister of environment and business (PvdA)
Born :02/08/1952Hans of of the Lubbe, bassist/singer (Dike)
Born :10/14/1952Harry Anderson, Newport RI, actor (Judge Harry Stone-Night Court)
Born :02/27/1952Henk Westbroek, singer (Good Goal)
Born :07/19/1952Howard Donald Saunders, Danbury Ct, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
Born :10/17/1952Howard E Rollins Jr, Balt Md, actor (Bannister-Wildside)
Born :01/20/1952Ian Hill, bass guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin the Law)
Born :07/15/1952Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, (Rep-R-Florida)
Born :02/17/1952Insook Bhushan, Seoul Korea, US US table tennis player (Olympic-92)
Born :06/18/1952Isabella Rossellini, actress (Blue Velvet, Tough Guys Don't Dance)
Born :03/09/1952Iuliana Semenova, USSR, basketball (Olympic-gold-1976)
Born :03/14/1952J Fred Muggs, chimp (Today show)
Born :02/21/1952J J Brunel, rocker (Stranglers-Dreamtime)
Born :02/03/1952Jack Fields, (Rep-R-TX, 1981- )
Born :02/25/1952James A Barcia, (Rep-D-Michigan)
Born :11/27/1952James D Wetherbee, Flushing NY, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 32, 52)
Born :07/18/1952James Forbes, basketball player (Olympic-silver-1972)
Born :09/26/1952James Keane, Buffalo NY, actor (Willis Bell-Paper Chase)
Born :02/22/1952James P Bagian, Philadelphia Pa, MDPE/astronaut (STS 29, STS 40)
Born :11/08/1952Jan Raas, bicyclist
Born :05/22/1952Jan Todd, woman power lifter, once lifted 248 kg in a squat
Born :07/23/1952Janis Siegel, NYC, jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Tuxedo Junction)
Born :08/03/1952Jay North, North Hollywood Calif, actor (Dennis the Menace, Maya)
Born :10/22/1952Jeff Goldblum, Pitts Pa, actor (The Fly, Thank God it's Friday)
Born :02/28/1952Jennie Lynn, San Diego Calif, actress (Love and Marriage)
Born :12/20/1952Jenny Agutter, Taunton England, actress (Logan's Run, Equus, Amy)
Born :07/14/1952Jerry Houser, LA Calif, actor (Slapshot, Summer of '42, Class of '44)
Born :02/04/1952Jerry Shirley, rock drummer (Humble Pie-Hot N Nasty, Eat It)
Born :07/15/1952Jill Long, (Rep-D-Indiana)
Born :09/02/1952Jimmy Connors, tennis brat (US Open-78, 82, 83 Wimbeldon-74, 82)
Born :05/17/1952Jody Pijper, (background)singer
Born :05/19/1952Joey Ramone, [Jeffrey Hyman], rock drummer (Ramones-Baby I Love You)
Born :06/20/1952John Goodman, actor (Roseanne, Everyone's All American)
Born :08/20/1952John Hiatt, US singer/songwriter
Born :08/26/1952John Kinsella, USA, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1972)
Born :05/13/1952John R Kasich, (Rep-R-OH, 1983- )
Born :07/09/1952John Tesh, Garden City NY, TV host (Entertainment Tonight)
Born :08/19/1952Jonathan Frakes, actor (Commander William T Riker-Star Trek Next Gen)
Born :09/24/1952Joseph P Kennedy, (Rep-D-Massachusetts)
Born :02/18/1952Juice Newton, [Judy Cohen], Virginia, singer (Angel of the Morning)
Born :09/13/1952Karen Wyman, Bronx NY, singer (Long and Winding Road)
Born :12/27/1952Karla Bonoff, rock singer (New World, Restless Nights)
Born :11/02/1952Kate Linder, actress (Esther-Young and Restless)
Born :08/17/1952Kathryn C Thornton, Montgomery Alabama, PhD/astronaut (STS 33, 49)
Born :08/04/1952Kristoffer Tabori, LA Calif, actor (Rappaccini's Daughter)
Born :03/02/1952Laraine Newman, LA Calif, comedienne, actress (Saturday Night Live)
Born :01/17/1952Larry Fortensky, husband of Liz Taylor (7th)
Born :06/20/1952Larry Riley, Memphis Tn, actor (Harry-Stir Crazy, Knots Landing)
Born :01/11/1952Lee Ritenour, jazz musician
Born :07/02/1952Linda M Godwin, Cape Girardeau Mo, Phd/astronaut (STS 37, 59, SK:60)
Born :04/23/1952Lionel Johnston, Augusta Ga, actor (Sons and Daughters)
Born :02/04/1952Lisa Eichhorn, Reading, Pa, actress (Cutter's Way, Yanks)
Born :01/16/1952Lloyd Blaine Hammond Jr, Savannah Ga, Major USAF/astr (STS 39)
Born :11/21/1952Lorna Luft, Scarsdale NY, singer/actress (Where the Boys Are-1980)
Born :05/05/1952Louis Cortiezzi, rocker (Mink DeVille)
Born :05/29/1952Louise Cooper, UK, sci-fi author (Nemesis, Inferno, Infanta, Nocturne)
Born :07/26/1952Ludmila Maslakova, USSR, relay runner (Olympic-silver-1980)
Born :10/07/1952Ludmila Tourischeva, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1972)
Born :03/07/1952Lynn Swann, NFL receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)/sportscaster
Born :07/22/1952Madeleine Collinson, Malta, twin playmate (Oct, 1970)
Born :11/30/1952Mandy Patinkin, actor/singer (Yentl, Alien Nation)
Born :09/14/1952Margit Schumann, German DR, luge (Olympic-gold-1976)
Born :10/14/1952Margriet Eshuys, singer/pianist
Born :03/27/1952Maria Schneider, Paris, actress (Last Tango in Paris, Crime of Honor)
Born :08/13/1952Marie Helvin, model
Born :04/06/1952Marilu Henner, Chicago, actress (Taxi, Man Who Loved Women)
Born :01/26/1952Mario Runco Jr, Bronx NY, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 44, 54)
Born :08/14/1952Mark C Lee, Viroqua Wisconsin, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 30, 47)
Born :05/18/1952Martin R Hoke, (Rep-R-Ohio)
Born :07/22/1952Mary Collinson, Malta, twin playmate (Oct, 1970)
Born :12/03/1952Mel Smith, author (Morons From Outer Space)
Born :10/20/1952Melanie Mayron, Phila, actress (30 Something, Car Wash, Missing)
Born :02/28/1952Melissa Babish, SC, swimmer (Olympic)
Born :10/13/1952Michael "Rich"ard Clifford, Cal, Lt Col Army/Astronaut (STS 53, SK:59)
Born :12/09/1952Michael Dorn, actor (Worf-Star Trek Next Generation)
Born :07/28/1952Monique of the Ven, actress (Turkish Fruit)
Born :05/21/1952Mr T, [Lawrence Tero], Chicago, actor, (A-Team, Rocky III, T and T)
Born :02/08/1952Nancy Lord, Libertarian VP candidate (1992)
Born :04/23/1952Narada, [Michael Walden], Mich, rocker (Don't Want Nobody Else)
Born :03/24/1952Nicholas Campbell, Toronto Canada, actor (Nick-The Insiders)
Born :12/29/1952Nikolai Andrianov, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1972, 76, 80)
Born :10/14/1952Nikolai Adrianov, USSR, gymnast (Olympic-4 gold/2 silver/bronze-1976)
Born :08/10/1952Nikolai Alekseyevich Pushenko, Russia, lt-colonel/cosmonaut
Born :09/16/1952Nile Rodgers, rocker
Born :04/29/1952Nora Dunn, Chic Ill, comedienne (SNL)
Born :06/12/1952Oliver Knussen, Glasgow Scotland, composer (Chicara)
Born :06/04/1952Parker Stevenson, Phila Pa, actor (Falcon Crest, Stroker Ace)
Born :05/09/1952Patrick Ryecart, actor (Silas Mariner)
Born :08/18/1952Patrick Swayze, Houston Tx, actor/dancer (Dirty Dancing, Ghost)
Born :10/22/1952Patti Davis, aka Patricia Ann Reagan, 1st daughter (House of Secrets)
Born :08/02/1952Paul David Crews, SC, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
Born :01/20/1952Paul Stanley, rock guitarist (KISS-Beth)
Born :08/27/1952Pee-wee Herman, [Paul Reubens], actor (Pee-wee's Big Adventure)
Born :04/16/1952Peter Westbrook, St Louis Mo, US fencer (Olympic-bronze-88, 92)
Born :07/16/1952Phillip Carrick, cricketer
Born :07/17/1952Phoebe Snow, singer (Theme from "It's a Different World")
Born :05/16/1952Pierce Brosnan, Israel, actor (Remington Steele)
Born :02/29/1952Raisa Smetanina, USSR, cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
Born :12/28/1952Ray Knight, 3rd baseman (NY Mets, Balt Orioles)
Born :08/16/1952Reginald Veljohnson, actor (Carl Winslow-Family Matters, Die Hard)
Born :04/01/1952Rey Robinson, US, 100m sprinter (Olympic-1972)
Born :08/07/1952Richard Joswick, rocker (Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods)
Born :12/08/1952Richie Morales, drummer (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
Born :02/01/1952Rick James, [James Johnson], rock/soul/funk vocalist (Super Freak)
Born :01/12/1952Ricky Van Shelton, country singer
Born :07/17/1952Robert R[ick] McCammon, US, sci-fi author (Baal, Mystery Walk)
Born :09/22/1952Robert W Goodlatte, (Rep-R-Virginia)
Born :08/08/1952Robin Quivers, radio/TV personality (Howard Stern's sidekick)
Born :07/21/1952Robin Williams, Chicago Ill, comedian (Mork and Mindy, Awakenings)
Born :11/17/1952Roman Codreanu, Romania, wrestler (Olympic-1980)
Born :12/04/1952Ronald M Sega, Cleve Ohio, Phd/Astronaut
Born :11/03/1952Roseanne Barr Arnold, Salt Lake City, comedienne/TV star (Roseanne)
Born :08/31/1952Rudolf Schenker, heavy metal rocker (Scorpions-No One Like You)
Born :02/19/1952Rudolfo Neri-Vela, Chilpancing Mexico, astronaut (STS 23)
Born :08/20/1952Rudy Gatlin, country singer (Gatlin Brothers)
Born :06/11/1952Russell Hitchcock, rocker (Air Supply-All out of Love)
Born :01/17/1952Ryuichi Sakamoto, Jap, rocker (Academy Award 1988, Yellow Magic Orch)
Born :02/12/1952Salvador Pineda, Mexico City, doctor
Born :12/08/1952Sam Kinison, screaming comedian/actor (Back to School, Charlie Hoover)
Born :04/15/1952Sam McMuuray, actor (Tracey Ullman)
Born :12/12/1952Sarah Douglas, England, actress (Conan, Superman II, Falcon Crest)
Born :09/19/1952Scott Colomby, Bkln, actor (Stash-Sons and Daughters, Szysznyk)
Born :01/10/1952Scott Thorston, keyboards/guitarist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
Born :06/12/1952Seigfried Brietzke, German DR, coxless rower (Oly-gold-1972, 76, 80)
Born :11/09/1952Sherrod Brown, (Rep-D-Ohio)
Born :12/30/1952Somtow Sucharitkul, [SP Somtow], Thailand, sf author (Utopia Hunters)
Born :07/14/1952Stan Shaw, Chic Ill, actor (Mississippi, Roots Next Generation)
Born :07/11/1952Stephen Long, US actor(?)
Born :10/02/1952Steve Penrod, race horse trainer
Born :04/10/1952Steven Seagal, actor (Above the Law, Hard to Kill)
Born :07/16/1952Stewart Copeland, drummer (Police-Roxanne)
Born :12/10/1952Susan Hallock Dey, Ill, actress (1st Love, Partridge Family, LA Law)
Born :03/11/1952Susan Richardson, Coatesville Pa, actress (Susan-8 is Enough)
Born :12/11/1952Susan Seidelman, director (Desperately Seeking Susan)
Born :09/28/1952Sylvia Kristel, Holland, actress (Emmanuelle, Priv School for Girls)
Born :04/20/1952Tamara S Zakharova, Russia, cosmonaut
Born :04/22/1952Tamara Sergeyevna Zakharova, cosmonaut
Born :01/22/1952Teddy Gentry, rocker (Alabama-Take Me Down)
Born :03/29/1952Teofilo Stevenson, Cuba, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1972, 76, 80)
Born :12/06/1952Terence Knox, Richland Wash, actor (Peter-St Elsewhere)
Born :07/05/1952Terence T "Tom" Henricks, Bryan Oh, USAF/astronaut (STS 44, 55)
Born :01/26/1952Thomas Edward Henderson, SC, basketballer (Olympic-silver-1972)
Born :07/17/1952The Lau, singer/guitarist/composer (The Scene, Row Row Row)
Born :06/25/1952Tim Finn, song writer (Puberty Blues)
Born :02/29/1952Tim[othy] Powers, US, sci-fi author (Epitaph in Rust, Night Moves)
Born :02/24/1952Tom Burleson, USA, basketball (Oly-silv-1972) tallest Olympian-7'4"
Born :04/30/1952Tom Pesek, creator of HAL 9000 program for the PC
Born :01/29/1952Tommy Ramone, drummer (Ramones-Rock and Roll High School)
Born :04/23/1952Tony Maselli, (fictional character on "Who's the Boss")
Born :12/27/1952Tovah Feldshuh, NYC, actress (Idolmaker, Terror out of the Sky)
Born :04/06/1952Udo Dirkshneider, heavy metal rocker (Accept-Balls to the Wall, Udo)
Born :07/08/1952Ulrich Wehling, German DR, cross country (Olympic-gold-1972, 76, 80)
Born :07/28/1952Vajiralongkorn, Crown Prince/Heir Apparent to throne of Thailand
Born :10/29/1952Valeri I Tokarev, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
Born :10/19/1952Verónica Castro, Mexico, spanish singer
Born :07/24/1952Vin Weber, (Rep-R-MN, 1981- )
Born :05/20/1952Warren Cann, rocker (Ultravox)
Born :01/02/1952Wendy Phillips, Bkln NY, actress (Stacey-Executive Suite)
Born :11/26/1952Wendy Turnbell, Australia, tennis player (1979,82 US Opens Double)
Born :01/24/1952William F Readdy, Quonset Point Rhode Island, astronaut (STS 42)
Born :03/09/1952William Kirby Cullen, Santa Ana Calif, actor (How the West Was Won)
Born :08/06/1952Wojiech Fortuna, Poland, ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)
Born :06/06/1952Yukihiro Yakahashi, rocker (Yellow Magic Orchestra)




Died :11/23/1952Aaro A Hellaakoski, Finnish geographer/poet, at 59
Died :02/13/1952Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist,
Died :10/03/1952Alfred Neumann, German writer, at 56
Died :01/08/1952Antonia Maury, discoverer of supergiant, giant and dwarf stars,
Died :08/30/1952Arky Vaughn, infielder (Pirates and Dodgers), drowns
Died :07/22/1952August Balthazar, Belgian politician, at 58
Died :11/20/1952Benedetto Croce, Italian philosopher (La critica), at 86
Died :04/02/1952Bernard F Lyot, French astronomer (chronograph, Lyot-filter),
Died :05/09/1952Canada Lee, black actor, at 45 in NYC
Died :11/09/1952Chaim Weizmann, bio-chemistry/1st president Israel, at 77
Died :01/04/1952Constantly Permeke, Flemish painter (Boerin), at 65
Died :09/21/1952Cor Ruys, actor (Princess Stage), at 62)
Died :06/18/1952Efim D Bogoljubov, Russian chess player, at 63
Died :04/23/1952Elisabeth Schumann, singer,
Died :09/26/1952George Santayana, US philosopher/poet (last puritan),
Died :02/06/1952George VI, King of Britain (1936-52), succeeded by Elizabeth II
Died :09/19/1952Giuseppe Zoppi, Swiss writer (Presento il mio Ticino),
Died :04/24/1952Hans [Hendrik A] Kramers, physicist (quantum mechanics), at 57
Died :12/27/1952Henri G Winkelman, gen/supreme commander navy 1940, at 76
Died :07/03/1952Henriette Bosmans, composer,
Died :11/21/1952Henriatte Roland Holst-de Schalk, marxist author, at 82
Died :09/18/1952Hippoliet Daeye, Flemish painter (Dreamy),
Died :06/15/1952Jakob Jud, Swiss linguist/etymologist, at 70
Died :01/11/1952Jean JM de Lattre de Tassigny, French gen (N-Africa/Indo-China),
Died :06/01/1952John Dewey, US philosopher (Common Faith), at 92
Died :04/24/1952Jules Poncelet, Belgian minister of State, at 82
Died :12/04/1952Karen Horney, German/US neo freudians psycho analyist, at 67
Died :02/16/1952Knut [Pedersen] Hamsun, Norse writer (Wanders, Nobel 1920),
Died :08/20/1952Kurt Schumacher, German politician/chairman (SPD),
Died :01/26/1952Louis of Deyssel, writer (Diary of Franc Rozelaar), at 87
Died :07/26/1952Maria Eva "Evita" Duarte Peron, Argentina's 1st lady, at 33
Died :05/06/1952Maria Montessori, Italian physician/educationist,
Died :06/12/1952Michael von Faulhaber, Cardinal/archbishop of Munich,
Died :04/23/1952Minus van Looi, [Benjamin van der Neart], Flemish writer, at 60
Died :08/18/1952Ralph Byrd, actor (Dick Tracy TV Show), at 43
Died :01/22/1952Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Mysteries of Love),
Died :12/01/1952Victor E Orlando, Italian premier (1917-19), at 92
Died :11/29/1952Vladimir N Ipatiev, Russian chemist,
Died :07/27/1952W de Basil, [US Voskresenski], Russia, ballet dancer,
Died :09/30/1952Waldorf Astor, House of Lords and Commons/owner of Observer,
Died :05/31/1952Walter Schellenberg, German lawyer/headed spy (Venlo),
Died :05/01/1952William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon),
Died :11/21/1952William Green, union chairman (AFL 1924-52), at 79




Special :01/03/1952"Dragnet" with Jack Webb premiers on NBC TV
Special :06/30/1952"Guiding Light" soap opera moves from radio to TV
Special :09/17/1952"I am an American Day" and "Constituion Day" renamed "Citizenship Day"
Special :06/19/1952"I've Got A Secret" debuts on CBS-TV with Garry Moore as host
Special :01/14/1952"Today Show," premiers with Dave Garroway and Jack Lescoulie on NBC-TV
Special :12/05/1952-8) worst smog in London ever, 4-8,000 die
Special :07/24/1952112° F (44° C), Louisville, Georgia (state record)
Special :08/03/195215th Olympic games close in Helsinki Finland
Special :07/19/195215th modern Olympic games opens in Helsinki
Special :10/05/195219th congress of Communist Partymeets in Moscow
Special :04/15/19521st B-52 prototype test flight
Special :01/24/19521st NFL team in Texas, the Dallas Texans formerly NY Yanks
Special :12/08/19521st TV acknowledgement of pregnancy (I Love Lucy)
Special :12/03/19521st TV broadcast in Hawaii
Special :11/21/19521st US postage stamp in 2 colors (rotary process) introduced
Special :06/29/19521st aircraft carrier to sail around Cape Horn-Oriskany
Special :04/22/19521st atomic explosion on network news, Nob, Nevada
Special :02/04/19521st black executive of a major TV station (Jackie Robinson-WNBC NY)
Special :02/20/19521st black umpire in organized baseball certified (Emmett Ashford)
Special :09/23/19521st closed circuit pay-TV telecast of a sports event
Special :05/02/19521st commercial jet plane, BOAC Comet
Special :12/02/19521st human birth televised to public (Denver, Colo)
Special :11/06/19521st hydrogen bomb exploded (by US at Eniwetok Atoll)
Special :05/03/19521st landing by an airplane at geographic North Pole
Special :07/29/19521st nonstop transpacific flight by a jet
Special :03/18/19521st plastic lens for cataract patients fitted (Phila)
Special :10/31/19521st thermonuclear bomb detonated-Marshall Islands
Special :07/15/19521st transatlantic helicopter flight begins
Special :12/29/19521st transistorized hearing aid offered for sale (Elmsford NY)
Special :10/01/19521st ultra high frequency (UHF) television station, Portland Or
Special :10/03/19521st video recording on magnetic tape, LA, Ca
Special :06/17/19522 mine cave-ins at Charleroi, Belgium
Special :10/08/19522 trains collide with a derailed commuter train, kills 112 (England)
Special :03/21/195231 storms crosses 6 states killing 340 in South-Central US
Special :06/12/1952420th kitten (record) born to cat named Dusty, Bonham, TX
Special :06/02/1952650,000 metal workers go on strike in US
Special :02/14/19526th Winter Olympic games opens in Oslo
Special :08/15/19529" of rain fall creates a 20' wave in Lynmouth, England killing 34
Special :04/18/1952A Schmitt discovers asteroid #1614 Goldschmidt
Special :03/15/1952A Schmitt discovers asteroid #1622 Chacornac
Special :09/13/1952Adolfo Ruiz Cortinez elected president of Mexico
Special :11/24/1952Agatha Christie's "Mousetrap" opens in London
Special :04/25/1952American Bowling Congress approves use of an automatic pinsetter
Special :03/08/1952Antoine Pinay forms French government
Special :10/24/1952Arab Liberation Movement becomes only party of Syria
Special :04/21/1952BOAC begins 1st passenger service with jets (London-Rome route)
Special :02/21/1952Bangladesh Martyrs Day (martyrs of Bengali Language Movement)
Special :01/09/1952Belgian Pholien govt resigns
Special :04/01/1952Big Bang theory proposed in Physical Review by Alpher, Bethe and Gamow
Special :06/19/1952Bkln Dodger Carl Erskine no-hits Chicago Cubs, 5-0
Special :05/21/1952Bkln Dodgers score 15 runs in 1st inning and beat Cin Reds, 19-1
Special :01/11/1952Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Marianne Moore
Special :06/14/1952Boston Brave Warren Spahn strikes out 18 Cubs in 15 innings
Special :01/20/1952British army occupies Ismailiya, Suez Canal Zone
Special :12/21/1952Broadway Tunnel opens in SF
Special :09/06/1952Canadian TV begins in Montreal
Special :06/01/1952Catholic church puts Andre Gides "Labor" on the index
Special :05/12/1952Charlton Playground named in Bronx
Special :06/10/1952Chic White Sox Sam Mele is 6th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (4th)
Special :10/08/1952Chinese offensive in Korea
Special :11/03/1952Clarence Birdseye markets frozen peas
Special :02/14/1952Comedian Joey Adams marries gossip columnist Cindy Heller
Special :07/25/1952Commonwealth of Puerto Rico created (Constitution Day)
Special :03/18/1952Communist offensive in Korea
Special :12/06/1952Czech govt tells Israeli ambassador, he's persona nun grata
Special :12/12/1952Dallas Texans (former Boston Yanks) play last game, last original team
Special :08/25/1952Det Tiger Virgil Trucks 2nd no-hitter of yr, beats Yankees, 1-0
Special :12/28/1952Detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 17-7 in NFL championship game
Special :04/15/1952Detroit Red Wings sweeps Montreal Canadiens for Stanley Cup
Special :05/15/1952Detroit Tiger Virgil Trucks no-hits Wash Senators, 1-0
Special :02/21/1952Dick Button performs 1st figure skating triple jump in competition
Special :02/29/1952Dick Button wins his 5th consecutive world figure skating title
Special :03/22/1952Dutch DC-6 crashes near Frankfurt, killing 44
Special :04/03/1952Dutch Queen Juliana speaks to US Congress
Special :10/21/1952Dutch govt refuses New-Guinea (West-Irian)
Special :09/24/1952Dutch minister Dark sentences war criminal W Lages to death
Special :06/26/1952Dutch social democratic party wins majority (29%)
Special :07/12/1952East German SED decides to form German DR army
Special :11/03/1952Egypt protests German retribution payments to Israel
Special :03/01/1952Egyptian government-Ali Maher Pasja resigns
Special :11/04/1952Eisenhower (R) elected 34th pres beating Adlai Stevenson (D)
Special :10/20/1952Emergency crisis proclaimed in Kenya
Special :02/06/1952England replaces King George VI stamp series with Queen Elizabeth II
Special :09/08/1952Ernest Hemmingway's "Old Man and Sea" published
Special :05/27/1952European Defense Community forms
Special :09/15/1952European Parliament forms in Strasbourg
Special :03/27/1952Failed assassination attempt of German Chancellor Adenauer
Special :03/20/1952Final ratification of peace treaty restoring sovereignty to Japan
Special :01/24/1952Fire in main building of French Port Martin Antarctic base
Special :08/26/1952Fluoridation of SF water begins
Special :01/05/1952Flying Enterprise sinks
Special :11/05/1952French Mystre 4 flies 1,100 kph (record)
Special :01/07/1952French Plevin govt falls
Special :12/22/1952French cabinet-Pinay, resigns
Special :02/19/1952French offensive at Hanoi
Special :10/25/1952French president inaugurates Donzre-Mondragonstuw Dam
Special :12/08/1952French troops shoot on demonstrators at Casablanca, 50 die
Special :07/11/1952Gen Eisenhower nominated as Republican presidential candidate
Special :09/05/1952General Carlos IbaĄez elected president of Chile
Special :09/07/1952General Naguib forms Egyptian govt/becomes premier
Special :07/23/1952General Neguib seizes power, Monarchy overthrown in Egypt (Natl Day)
Special :02/01/1952General strike against French colonial management in Tunisia
Special :08/09/1952General strike against overtime conscription in Belgium
Special :06/14/1952General strike in Tunisia
Special :11/25/1952George Meany appointed as chairman of AFL
Special :08/28/1952German and Israeli reach accord about recovery payments
Special :10/23/1952Goethe Link Obs discovers asteroids #2024 McLaughlin and #2488 Bryan
Special :03/30/1952Goethe Link Observ discovers asteroids #1761 Edmondson and #1824 Haworth
Special :07/25/1952Goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1788 Kiess
Special :09/28/1952Goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1988 Delores
Special :09/16/1952Goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #2023 Asaph and #3520
Special :05/01/1952Goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #3428
Special :03/24/1952Great demonstrations against apartheid in South-Africa
Special :03/15/1952Greatest 24-hr rainfall begins: 187 cm at La Reunion, Indian Ocean
Special :11/14/1952Greek general Papagos wins elections
Special :03/09/1952Heinz Neuhaus wins Europe Heavyweight Boxing title
Special :03/01/1952Helgoland, in North Sea, returned to West Germany by Britain
Special :04/05/1952Henry Wittenberg wins his 8th AAU wrestling title
Special :08/11/1952Hussein Ibn Talal I, proclaimed king of Jordan
Special :06/30/1952Hussein Sirri Pasja forms Egyptian government
Special :08/12/1952Hussein proclaimed king of Jordan
Special :12/08/1952Isaak Ben-Zwi elected pres of Israel
Special :10/17/1952J L Brady discovers asteroid #2739
Special :08/28/1952Jakob Malik succeeds Zorine as Foreign minister
Special :06/05/1952Jersey Joe Walcott beats Ezzard Charles for heavyweight boxing title
Special :06/25/1952Jim Turnesa wins PGA golf tournament
Special :05/15/1952Johnny Longden becomes 2nd jockey to ride 4,000 winners
Special :01/08/1952Jordan adopts constitution
Special :06/14/1952Julius Boros wins US Open golf tournament
Special :10/12/1952KBTV (now KUSA) TV channel 9 in Denver, CO (ABC) begins broadcasting
Special :12/15/1952KHON TV channel 2 in Honolulu, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting
Special :12/20/1952KHQ TV channel 6 in Spokane, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting
Special :12/07/1952KKTV TV channel 11 in Colorado Spgs-Pueblo, CO (CBS) 1st broadcast
Special :11/13/1952KLBK TV channel 13 in Lubbock, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
Special :09/20/1952KPTV TV channel 12 in Portland, OR (IND) begins broadcasting
Special :12/14/1952KROD (now KDBC) TV channel 4 in El Paso, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
Special :11/27/1952KTBC TV channel 7 in Austin, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
Special :07/18/1952KWGN TV channel 2 in Denver, CO (IND) begins broadcasting
Special :01/09/1952Karel Sys wins European heavyweight boxing title
Special :06/14/1952Keel laid for 1st nuclear powered sub Nautilus
Special :12/04/1952Killer fogs begin in London England, "Smog" becomes a word
Special :07/26/1952King Faruk of Egypt, resigns [Black Saturday]
Special :03/20/1952L Boyer discovers asteroid #1617 Alschmitt
Special :02/28/1952L Boyer discovers asteroids #1629 Pecker and #1630 Milet
Special :01/30/1952Lehmer verifies: 2^521-1 and 2^607-1 (183 ciphers) Mersenne-prime #
Special :10/01/1952Liberal Party wins Japanese elections
Special :02/21/1952Liz Taylor's 2nd marriage (Michael Wilding)
Special :10/22/1952M B Protitch discovers asteroid #2244 Tesla
Special :09/23/1952M Itzigsohn discovers asteroid #1801 Titicaca
Special :12/03/1952Marcos Perez Jimenez elected president of Venezuela
Special :07/26/1952Mickey Mantle hits his 1st grand-slammer
Special :03/10/1952Military coup by general Fulgencio Batista in Cuba
Special :07/23/1952Milt coup under general Mahommed Naguib Courtney affair
Special :04/25/1952Minneapolis beats New York, 4 games to 3, for NBA championship
Special :05/13/1952Minor-league pitcher Ron Necciai strikes out 27 in 9-innings
Special :10/01/1952Monte Bello-Island (Great Britain 1st atom bomb explosion)
Special :08/14/1952Mátyás Rákosi appointed premier of Hungary
Special :01/19/1952NFL takes control of NY Yanks
Special :07/08/1952NL beats AL 3-2 (5 innings) in 19th All Star Game (Shibe Park Phila)
Special :01/21/1952Nehru's Congress party wins general election in India
Special :11/19/1952North American F-86 Sabre sets world aircraft speed record, 1124 KPH
Special :04/23/1952Oil pipeline from Kirkuk to Banias completed
Special :11/25/1952Only win ever for NFL's Dallas Texans (11-1) beats Bears 27-23
Special :05/02/1952Operations begin at United Suriname Workers of Netherland
Special :09/07/1952Outfielder Don Grate throws a baseball a record 434'1" (Tenn)
Special :08/15/1952P Shajn discovers asteroid #1954 Kukarkin
Special :09/11/1952P Shajn discovers asteroid #1987 Kaplan
Special :01/19/1952PGA approves allowing black participants
Special :02/26/1952PM Winston Churchill announced that Britain had its own atomic bomb
Special :05/13/1952Pandit Nehru becomes premier of India
Special :04/26/1952Patty Berg scores 64, best competitive round of golf by a woman
Special :07/22/1952Poland adopts Communist-imposed Constitution
Special :04/09/1952Popular uprising in Bolivia
Special :11/20/1952Prague show trial against 14 communists (9 Jewish) begin
Special :07/21/1952Premeir Ghavam ash-Sultaneh of Persia, resigns
Special :06/10/1952Pres Truman desires nationalizing steel industry
Special :04/08/1952Pres Truman seizes steel mills to prevent a strike
Special :07/24/1952Pres Truman settles 53-day steel strike
Special :11/29/1952Pres-elect Eisenhower visits Korea to assess war
Special :03/03/1952Puerto Rico approves their 1st self written constitution
Special :07/03/1952Puerto Rico's constitution approved by US Congress
Special :07/25/1952Puerto Rico's constitution goes into effect
Special :05/05/1952Pulitzer prize awarded to Herman Wouk (Caine Mutiny)
Special :05/21/1952Queen Juliana opens Amsterdam-Rhine Canal
Special :12/19/1952Queen Juliana unveals statue "Docker"
Special :09/23/1952Richard Nixon makes his "Checker's" speech
Special :09/23/1952Rocky Marciano KOs heavyweight champ Jersey Joe Walcott in 13
Special :03/08/1952Ronald Reagan marries Nancy Davis
Special :09/27/1952S Arend discovers asteroid #3346
Special :07/07/1952SS United States cross Atlantic in record 82:40
Special :07/14/1952SS United States crosses Atlantic in 84:12 (record westward)
Special :04/12/1952Salaheddine Baccouche forms Tunisian government
Special :04/06/1952Sam Snead wins his 2nd Masters golf tournament
Special :08/06/1952Satchel Paige, 47, becomes oldest pitcher to win a complete shutout
Special :07/17/1952Shah of Persia named Ghavam Sultaneh premier
Special :01/14/1952Snow storm in Sierra Nevada kills 26
Special :06/16/1952Soviet Fighters shoot Swedish Catalina reconnaissance flight down
Special :11/19/1952Spain joins UNESCO
Special :08/20/1952Stalin meets Chou Enlai
Special :03/27/1952Sun Records of Memphis begins relasing records
Special :09/01/1952Sutro Baths, SF purchased by George Whitney
Special :08/08/1952Syngman Ree elected president of South-Korea
Special :12/30/1952Tuskegee Inst reports 1952 as 1st yr in 71 with no lynchings in US
Special :09/15/1952UN turns over Eritrea to Ethiopia
Special :06/23/1952US airplanes bomb energy centers at Yalu Korea
Special :04/26/1952US minesweeper "Hobson" rams aircraft carrier "Wasp," kills 176
Special :03/20/1952US senate ratifies peace treaty with Japan
Special :06/12/1952USSR declares peace treaty with Japan invalid
Special :09/24/1952Underwater volcano explodes under research vessel Kaiyo-maru-5
Special :01/12/1952University of Tennessee admits it's 1st black student
Special :12/14/1952Uprising of captives in Pongam South-Korea, 82 die
Special :12/22/1952WSBA (now WPMT) TV channel 43 in York, PA (IND) begins broadcasting
Special :12/21/1952WSBT TV channel 22 in South Bend, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting
Special :12/10/1952WSLS TV channel 10 in Roanoke, VA (NBC) begins broadcasting
Special :04/28/1952WW II Pacific peace treaty takes effect
Special :12/04/1952Walter P Reuther chosen chairman of CIO
Special :09/11/1952West German Chancellor Adenauer signs a reparation pact for Jews
Special :09/07/1952Whitey Ford becomes 5th pitcher to hurl consecutive 1 hitters
Special :09/01/1952Willem Drees forms new Dutch govt
Special :10/16/1952Woolworth's at Powell and Market (SF) opens
Special :09/26/1952Yanks clinch pennant #19
Special :12/10/1952Yitchak Ben-Zvi elected 2nd president of Israel
Special :06/13/1952soviet fighters shoot Swedish Dakota down over East Sea, kills 8

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