Class of 1952

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Class of 1951
Class of 1953


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1952 Historical Events

Gas Price:
$0.27/gallon

U.S. Energy Information Administration

33rd President:
Harry S. Truman

Served from April 12, 1945 to January 20, 1953 (8 years)
World Series Winner:
New York Yankees (AL)

Defeated the New York Giants (NL) with a record of 4-2
Time Magazine's
Person of the Year:
Elizabeth II

From Commonwealth realms[n 1]

Entertainment

For 1952 movies, The Greatest Show on Earth came out on top. It grossed over $36,000,000 to make it the most popular movie of 1952. Among 1952 TV shows, Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts was the most popular for the year.

Billboard Top Songs from 1952

All of the 1952 hits below topped the 1952 Billboard Top 100 charts. Can you remember the lyrics of any of these 1952 top songs?

RankArtistSong
1.Leroy AndersonBlue Tango
2.Kay StarrWheel Of Fortune
3.Johnnie RayCry
4.Jo StaffordYou Belong To Me
5.Vera LynnAuf Wiederseh'n, Sweetheart
6.Rosemary ClooneyHalf As Much
7.Eddie Fisher and Hugo WinterhalterWish You Were Here
8.Patti PageI Went To Your Wedding
9.Al MartinoHere In My Heart
10.Percy FaithDelicado
11.Georgia GibbsKiss Of Fire
12.Eddie Fisher and Hugo WinterhalterAny Time
13.Four AcesTell Me Why
14.Ella Mae MorseBlacksmith Blues
15.Jo StaffordJambalaya
16.Rosemary ClooneyBotch-a-me
17.Doris DayA Guy Is A Guy
18.Johnnie RayThe Little White Cloud That Cried
19.Frankie LaineHigh Noon
20.Eddie Fisher and Hugo WinterhalterI'm Yours
21.Mills BrothersGlow Worm
22.Johnny StandleyIt's In The Book
23.Pee Wee KingSlow Poke
24.Johnnie RayWalkin' My Baby Back Home
25.Les PaulMeet Mr. Callaghan
26.Don CornellI'm Yours
27.Don CornellI'll Walk Alone
28.Eddie Fisher and Hugo WinterhalterTell Me Why
29.HilltoppersTrying
30.Johnnie RayPlease, Mr. Sun

Most Popular Names for People Who Graduated in 1952

Girls

  1. Mary
  2. Betty
  3. Barbara
  4. Shirley
  5. Dorothy

Guys

  1. Robert
  2. James
  3. John
  4. William
  5. Richard

Class of 1952 Yearbook

Class of 1952 Reunion

Your 70 year reunion is only 8 years away!

Class of 1952: If are part of the 1952 graduating class, we hope you enjoy thinking about the historical events, remembering the lyrics to the best songs, and thinking back to some of your best high school friends. Be sure to visit Classmates.com® to find old friends from the class of 1952 and reconnect with fellow class of '52 graduates. They have tools to help you plan a class of 1952 reunion, see yearbook photos from 1952, and use the graduates list to get in touch with old friends.

If you did not graduate in the class of 1952, try the Class of 1951 or the Class of 1953.