On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Shuffle Along" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 4 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Actor and Director Orson Welles
Actor and Director
Orson Welles

Famous Birthdays

  • Kikki Danielsson, Swedish singer
  • Lee Brilleaux, British musician (Dr Feelgood), born in Durban, South Africa
  • Sly Dunbar, reggae drummer (Sly & Robbie), born in Kingston, Jamaica