1952 Historical Events
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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
Person of the Year:
From Commonwealth realms[n 1]
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?
|1.||Leroy Anderson||Blue Tango|
|2.||Kay Starr||Wheel Of Fortune|
|4.||Jo Stafford||You Belong To Me|
|5.||Vera Lynn||Auf Wiederseh'n, Sweetheart|
|6.||Rosemary Clooney||Half As Much|
|7.||Eddie Fisher and Hugo Winterhalter||Wish You Were Here|
|8.||Patti Page||I Went To Your Wedding|
|9.||Al Martino||Here In My Heart|
|11.||Georgia Gibbs||Kiss Of Fire|
|12.||Eddie Fisher and Hugo Winterhalter||Any Time|
|13.||Four Aces||Tell Me Why|
|14.||Ella Mae Morse||Blacksmith Blues|
|17.||Doris Day||A Guy Is A Guy|
|18.||Johnnie Ray||The Little White Cloud That Cried|
|19.||Frankie Laine||High Noon|
|20.||Eddie Fisher and Hugo Winterhalter||I'm Yours|
|21.||Mills Brothers||Glow Worm|
|22.||Johnny Standley||It's In The Book|
|23.||Pee Wee King||Slow Poke|
|24.||Johnnie Ray||Walkin' My Baby Back Home|
|25.||Les Paul||Meet Mr. Callaghan|
|26.||Don Cornell||I'm Yours|
|27.||Don Cornell||I'll Walk Alone|
|28.||Eddie Fisher and Hugo Winterhalter||Tell Me Why|
|30.||Johnnie Ray||Please, Mr. Sun|
Most Popular Names for People Who Graduated in 1952
Class of 1952 Yearbook
Class of 1952 Reunion
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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.
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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.