What Happened on January 10, 1952

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"The Greatest Show on Earth", directed and produced by Cecil B. DeMille, starring James Stewart and Charlton Heston, premieres in New York (Best Picture 1953)

Event of Interest

Jean Anouilh's "La valse des toréadors" premieres in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Scott Thurston, American session and touring guitarist, keyboardist and songwriter (Iggy Pop, 1973-79; Motels, 1982-84; Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, 1989-2017), born in Medford, Oregon
Born in 1952

About January 10, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn