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Number of Records Matching Query: 111
 
JIMMY CONNORS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 2 September 1952
Description: Tennis - U.S.A.
Summary: Born in Belleville, Illinois.in 1952.Twice Wimbledon Champion.

SUN RECORDS FOUNDED
EVENT
 
Event Date: Thursday 27 March 1952
Description: Sun Records is a record label founded in Memphis, Tennessee, starting operations in1952
Summary: Sun was founded with the financial aid of Jim Bulliet, one of many record executives for whom Sam had scouted artists before 1952. The music of many Sun Records musicians helped lay part of the foundation of late 20th century rock and roll, plus it influenced many younger musicians, particularly the Beatles.

"HOUND DOG"
EVENT
 
Event Date: Thursday 13 March 1952
Description: "Hound Dog" was the first record Leiber and Stoller produced themselves.. Recorded 0n this day.
Summary: "Hound Dog" written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller and originally recorded by Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton in 1952. The 1956 remake by Elvis Presley is the best-known version; No. 19 on Rolling Stone's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

AMERICAN BANDSTAND
EVENT
 
Event Date: Tuesday 5 August 1952
Description: American Bandstand begins on August 5, 1957.
Summary: American Bandstand is an American music-performance show that aired in various versions from 1952 to 1989 and was hosted from 1956 until its final season by Dick Clark, who also served as producer. The show ended on October 7, 1989.

NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Friday 14 March 1952
Description: A popular music publication in the United Kingdom, published weekly since March 1952.
Summary: The New Musical Express (better known as the NME) is a popular music publication in the United Kingdom, published weekly since March 1952.It started as a music newspaper, and gradually moved toward a magazine format during the 1980s.British paper to include a singles chart, in the 14 November 1952 edition.

FIRST ROCK RIOT
EVENT
 
Event Date: Friday 21 March 1952
Description: First reported Rock and roll riot breaks out.
Summary: March 21 First reported Rock and roll riot breaks out at Alan Freed's Moondog Coronation Ball in Cleveland, Ohio. Teenage excitement is blamed for the frenzy

ELVIS - FIRST RECORDING
EVENT
 
Event Date: Friday 18 July 1952
Description: Elvis Presley makes his first recordings."My Happiness" and "Thats when the heart ache begins"
Summary: He began his career recordings (195355) when Sun Records owner Sam Phillips. In August 1953, Presley walked into the offices of Sun Records. He aimed to pay for a few minutes of studio time to record a two-sided acetate disc: "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin".

POPULAR TV SHOWS 1952
EVENT
 
Event Date: Tuesday 1 January 1952
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1952
Summary: 1952-53 1 I Love Lucy CBS 2 Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts CBS 3 Arthur Godfrey and His Friends CBS 4 Dragnet NBC 5 The Texaco Star Theater NBC 6 The Buick Circus Hour NBC 7 The Colgate Comedy Hour NBC 8 Gangbusters NBC 9 You Bet Your Life NBC 10 Fireside Theatre NBC 11 The Red Buttons Show CBS 12 The Jack Benny Program CBS 13 Life with Luigi CBS 14 Pabst Blue Ribbon Bouts CBS 15 Goodyear Television Playhouse NBC 16 The Life of Riley NBC 17 Mama CBS 18 Your Show of Shows NBC 19 What's My Line? CBS 20 Strike It Rich CBS

GEOFF DOWNES
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 25 August 1952
Description: Musician, keyboardist, songwriter, producer

JOHN GOODMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 20 June 1952
Description: Actor, USA

UMBERTO TOZZI
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 4 March 1952
Description: Singer-songwriter, musician, composer, record producer

GEORGE LEWIS - TROMBONE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 13 July 1952
Description: Trombonist, Composer, USA

DAVID HASSELHOFF
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 17 July 1952
Description: Actor, USA

FELIX HAUG
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 27 March 1952
Description: Drummer and keyboardist, Swiss

DAVID ONGELY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 19 June 1952
Description: Drummer, Australia

TONY MITCHELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 5 September 1952
Description: Bassist, Australia

KEITH LAMB
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 9 January 1952
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, Producer, Australia

MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 21 February 1952
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA

ALAN SANDOW
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 February 1952
Description: Drummer, Australia

ANNE-MARIE DAVID
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 23 May 1952
Description: Vocalist, France

BERNI FLINT
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 25 May 1952
Description: Vocalist, UK

MARK SANDMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 26 September 1952
Description: Singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer

JOHNNY COLLA
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 2 June 1952
Description: Saxophonist, Guitarist, USA

BERTON AVERRE
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 13 December 1952
Description: Guitariist, USA

DAN AYKROYD
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 1 July 1952
Description: Actor, Drummer, Comedian, USA

ALLAN CASWELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 9 March 1952
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer of song, Australian

LAWRENCE TUREAUD - MR T
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 21 May 1952
Description: Actor, motivational speaker, USA

ROSEANNE BARR
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 3 November 1952
Description: Actor. Director

SCOTT THURSTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 10 January 1952
Description: American guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter, and session musician.

SUSAN DEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 10 December 1952
Description: Actress, USA

MELVIN GALE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 15 January 1952
Description: Celloist, UK

BRIGETTE ENGERER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 27 October 1952
Description: Pianist. France

GARY MOORE
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 4 April 1952
Description: Guitarist, Ireland

PHIL SEYMOUR
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 15 May 1952
Description: Guitarist, USA

JIMMY SILVA
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 31 May 1952
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

RANDY JONES
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 13 September 1952
Description: Vocalist, USA

JOHNNY THUNDERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 15 July 1952
Description: Guitarist, USA

STEVEN SEAGAL
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 10 April 1952
Description: Actor, USA

CORDELL MOSSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 16 October 1952
Description: Bassist, USA

MEL SMITH
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 1 December 1952
Description: Comedian, writer, film director, producer and actor.

JERRY SHIRLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 4 February 1952
Description: Drummer

PHIL EMMANUEL
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 6 July 1952
Description: Guitarist, Australia

JACK WILD
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 30 August 1952
Description: Actor, Vocalist, UK

JEFF GOLDBLUM
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 22 October 1952
Description: Actor,USA

JOHN OTWAY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 2 October 1952
Description: Vocalist, Comedy, UK

ANGELA CARTWRIGHT
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 9 September 1952
Description: Actress, USA

ANDREW GOLD
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 2 August 1952
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

DOUG STEGMEYER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 23 December 1952
Description: Bassist, Band leader, USA

DAVID PACK
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 15 July 1952
Description: tGuitarist,Singer,Writer

GRACE JONES
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 19 August 1952
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Composer, Jamaica

KENNY MOORE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 2 April 1952
Description: Keyboardist, USA

PAULETTE CARLSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 11 October 1952
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

NILE RODGERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 19 September 1952
Description: Guitarist, Producer, Composer, USA

BRENT MYDLAND
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 21 October 1952
Description: Keyboardist, USA

NICOLETTE LARSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 17 July 1952
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

DEE DEE RAMONE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 18 September 1952
Description: Bassist, USA

JOHN HIATT
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 August 1952
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA

BRIAN MACLOUD
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 25 June 1952
Description: Guitarist, Canada

BERNARD EDWARDS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 31 October 1952
Description: Bassist, USA

LIAM NEESON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 7 June 1952
Description: Actor, Ireland

PETER LAUGHNER
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 22 August 1952
Description: Guitarist, USA

JACOB MILLER
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 4 May 1952
Description: Vocalist, Jamaican

JOHN PERRY - UK
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 4 June 1952
Description: Guitarist, UK

GLEN A BAKER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 28 July 1952
Description: Rock Journalist

MICHAEL MCDONALD
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 2 December 1952
Description: Keyboards, Vocalst, USA

JOE STRUMMER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 21 August 1952
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK

GERRY BECKLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 12 September 1952
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

ANDY KIM
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 5 December 1952
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Canada

JEFF LORBER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 4 November 1952
Description: Keyboardist, USA

JUICE NEWTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 18 February 1952
Description: Vocalist, USA

STEWART COPELAND
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 16 July 1952
Description: Drummer, Composer, USA

VINNIE VINCENT
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 6 August 1952
Description: Guitarist, USA

LEE RITENOUR
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 November 1952
Description: Guitarist, Arranger, Composer, USA

DOUG FIEGER
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 August 1952
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

PAUL STANLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 January 1952
Description: Bassist, USA

DAVID BYRNE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 14 May 1952
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, Scotland

PHOEBE SNOW
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 17 July 1952
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

RANDY CRAWFORD
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 18 February 1952
Description: Vocalist, USA

JIM LEA
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 14 June 1952
Description: Bassist, Keyboardist, Guitarist, UK

CHRISTOPHER REEVE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 25 September 1952
Description: Actor, USA

PHILIP TAYLOR KRAMER
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 12 July 1952
Description: Bassist, USA

RICKY VAN SHELTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 12 January 1952
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA

ANNE KIRKPATRICK
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 4 July 1952
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Pianist, Composer, Australia

GEORGE STRAIT
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 18 May 1952
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Actor, USA

DAVE STEWART
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 9 September 1952
Description: Guitarist, Producer, singer, songwriter, UK

ANDY FRASER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 7 August 1952
Description: Bassist, Pianist, Guitarist, Composer, UK

GRAEME STRACHAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 2 January 1952
Description: Vocalist, Australian

MICHAEL GUDINSKI
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 22 August 1952
Description: Entrepreneur, Australia

JOHNNY RODRIGUEZ
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 10 December 1952
Description: Vocalist, USA

WILLIAM FINN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 February 1952
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA

JOHN BURTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 22 November 1952
Description: Sound Engineer, Australia

GLYNN NICHOLAS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 16 October 1952
Description: Entertainer, Comedian, Actor, Writer

TIM FINN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 25 June 1952
Description: Vocalist, Composer, NZ

RICKY FATAAR
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 5 December 1952
Description: Drummer, South Africa

GINO VANNELLI
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 16 June 1952
Description: Drummer, Vocalist, Composer, Canada

CHUCK MORGAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 28 June 1952
Description: Guitarist, Australia

SHARON ONEILL
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 23 November 1952
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia, New Zealand

ANTON FIG
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 8 August 1952
Description: Drummer, USA

NEIL PEART
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 12 September 1952
Description: Drummer , USA

HARVEY JAMES
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 20 September 1952
Description: Guitarist, Australia

CARLO CURLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 24 August 1952
Description: Organist, USA

MAXINE NIGHTINGALE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 2 November 1952
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK

BILLE BROWN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 11 January 1952
Description: Stage, film and television actor and acclaimed playwright. Australia

ANDY JOHNS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 1 January 1952
Description: British sound engineer and record producer, UK

ARLON ROTH
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 30 October 1952
Description: Guitarist, author, instructor, USA

EVA PERON
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 26 April 1952
Description: The First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952.

DIXIE LEE
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 November 1952
Description: Actress, Singer, Dancer, USA

NAT AYER
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 19 September 1952
Description: Actor, Composer, Lyricist, Pianist. USA

JOHN KIRBY
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 14 June 1952
Description: Bassist, USA

UNCLE DAVE MACON
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 22 March 1952
Description: Banjoist, USA

PERCY WENRICH
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 17 March 1952
Description: Composer, Lyricist, USA

 
 
 
 

 
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