Monday 4 October 1948
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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Jean Boyer: French musician, an organist.
Roger Lanne: French luthier (maker and repairer of string instruments) located in the 'Viaduc des Arts' shopping precinct in the 12th arrondissement in Paris.
Linda McMahon: Entrepreneur.
Robillard: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Fabulous Thunderbirds and Roomful of Blues).
- 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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- Life: Two men in Hardhats
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joe DiMaggio -- Oct. 4, 1948
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This edition is cleanly formatted for easy reading. 12 point Garamond, 1.15 spacing. "The Big Fisherman" is a historical novel centered around Simon Peter, one of the twelve apostles.
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.
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.
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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