On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1952

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"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)

Actor James Stewart
James Stewart
Filmmaker and Director Cecil B. DeMille
Filmmaker and Director
Cecil B. DeMille
Actor Charlton Heston
Charlton Heston
  • Jean Anouilh's "La valse des toréadors" premieres in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Scott Thurston, American guitarist & keyboardist (Motels-Only the Lonely), born in Medford, Oregon
1952 Highlights

About January 10, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn