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Tuesday 3 August 1948

1948-08-03

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Key Largo, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Key Largo

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall

Country: United States

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A Foreign Affair

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund

Country: United States

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Easter Parade

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford

Country: United States

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Romance on the High Seas

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Doris Day

Country: United States

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Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

Directed by: Charles T. Barton

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Alan Dale Show

Starring: Alan Dale, Janie Ford

Country: United States

Candid Camera

Starring: John Garfield

Country: United States

Gabrielle

Starring: Gabrielle

Country: United States

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Winner Take All

Starring: Bud Collyer, Bern Bennett

Country: United States

At Liberty Club

Starring: Jacqueline Turner

Country: United States

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 August 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
  • Niger - Independence Day
  • St. Walthen
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Facts:
  • FDR advisor Alger Hiss accused to be a communist
  • Whittaker Chambers accuses Alger Hiss of being a communist and a spy for the Soviet Union.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1948 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. You Call Everybody Darlin' - Anne Vincent

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

A perennial favourite with wide appeal from Lloyd C. Douglas. The basis for a movie of the same title directed by Frank Borzage.

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The Naked and the Dead

By: Norman Mailer

Hailed as one of the finest novels to come out of the Second World War, The Naked and the Dead received unprecedented critical acclaim upon its publication and has since become part of the American canon.

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Dinner at Antoine's

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

Orson Foxworth celebrates his return to New Orleans by giving a dinner in the 1840 room at Antoines restaurant, ostensibly planned to present his niece for the Carnival festivities and to renew his romance with Amelie Lalande.

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The Bishop's Mantle

By: Agnes Sligh Turnbull

Hilary Laurens, a young Episcopal priest about 1939, has recently returned to his hometown, somewhere in the American heartland. Upon receiving sudden word that his grandfather, the Bishop of that diocese and the only father he's known, has suddenly taken ...

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