On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1952

Historical Events

Cannes Film Festival

5th Cannes Film Festival: "The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice" directed by Orson Welles and "Two Cents Worth of Hope" directed by Renato Castellani jointly awarded the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film

  • Revival of Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle's musical "Shuffle Along" closes at Broadway Theater, NYC, after 4 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Glaub, American session and touring bass player (Jackson Browne; Nicolette Larson, Warren Zevon; Linda Ronstadt; John Fogerty), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Kikki Danielsson, Swedish pop and country singer, yodeler, and accordion player, born on Osby, Sweden
  • Lee Brilleaux, British musician (Dr Feelgood), born in Durban, South Africa
  • Sly Dunbar, Jamaican reggae drummer (Sly & Robbie), born in Kingston, Jamaica
1952 Highlights

About May 10, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus