Saturday 5 June 1948
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Lady from Shanghai, directed by Rita Hayworth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 5 June 1948 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
The Lady from Shanghai
Letter from an Unknown Woman
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Texaco Star Theatre
Barney Blake, Police Reporter
On the Corner
For Your Pleasure
Which were the important events of 5 June 1948 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of N�r (Light) - First day of the fifth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Feast of Saint Boniface.
- Seychelles - Liberation Day.
- National holiday of Denmark (Constitution Day).
- World Environment Day, since the United Nations General Assembly resolution in 1972.
- Anniversary of the Signing of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement (Inuvaluit Day).
See other famous people born on 05 June
Frank Estersmith: Australia -- Rocker (Air Supply).
Claude Spanghero: French rugby player, the 2nd row or wing forward; he had the build and disposition to become a great forward.
- Phillies Richie Ashburn sets NL rookie consecut hitting streak at 23
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1948 ?
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in June 1948?
- Time: Britain's top-rank painter
- Life: Television ingenue Kyle MacDonnell
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
An account of the story of West Indies cricket from its beginings to the present day. This book discusses the personalities involved and explains the social order and rivalry that lie behind the players, the island and the game.
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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