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Monday 4 October 1948

1948-10-04

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Macbeth, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Macbeth

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy

Country: United States

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Hamlet

Directed by: Laurence Olivier

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie

Country: United States

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Johnny Belinda

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Jane Wyman, Lew Ayres, Charles Bickford

Country: United States

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Sorry, Wrong Number

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Ann Richards

Country: United States

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Red River

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse

Starring: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson

Country: United States

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Texas News 5

Starring: Nicholas Zebrun

Country: United States

The Ted Steele Show

Starring: Ted Steele, Mardi Bryant, Nola Day, Helen Wood

Country: United States

The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre

Starring: Guy Kibbee, Faye Emerson, John Conte, Vicki Cummings

Country: United States

Actor's Studio

Starring: Marc Connelly

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 October 1948 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Robillard: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Fabulous Thunderbirds and Roomful of Blues).
  • Linda McMahon: Entrepreneur.
  • Roger Lanne: French luthier (maker and repairer of string instruments) located in the 'Viaduc des Arts' shopping precinct in the 12th arrondissement in Paris.
  • Jean Boyer: French musician, an organist.
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Facts:
  • Indians beat Red Sox, 8-0, in 1st AL playoff game
  • World Council of Churches forms under W Fisherman It Hooft)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1948?

  • Life: Two men in Hardhats
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joe DiMaggio -- Oct. 4, 1948
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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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