What Happened on January 2, 1952

Historical Events

Music History

Revival of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's musical "Pal Joey", starring Harold Lang and Vivienne Segal, opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC; runs for 540 performances, and wins 3 Tony Awards

Famous Birthdays

  • (Graeme) "Shirley" Strachan, Australian singer (Skyhooks - "Ego Is Not A Dirty Word"; "Jukebox in Siberia"), TV host (Shirl's Neighbourhood), and carpenter (Our House), born in Malvern, Victoria, Australia (d. 2001)
  • Man-Tat Ng, Hong Kong actor (The Final Combat), born in Xiamen, China
  • Wendy Phillips, American actress (Executive Suite, Promised Land), born in Brooklyn, New York
Born in 1952
1952 Highlights

About January 2, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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