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Friday 9 January 1948

1948-01-09

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). I Walk Alone, directed by Byron Haskin, 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 30 days ?

I Walk Alone

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas

Country: United States

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Secret Beyond the Door...

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Joan Bennett, Michael Redgrave, Anne Revere

Country: United States

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The Ghost of Frankenstein

Directed by: Erle C. Kenton

Starring: Cedric Hardwicke, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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Buck Privates

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lee Bowman

Country: United States

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Topper

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: Cary Grant, Constance Bennett, Roland Young

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Dialing for Dollars

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Uncle Mistletoe

Starring: Doris Larson

Country: United States

Mr. and Mrs.

Starring: Yul Brynner, Virginia Gilmore

Country: United States

The Howdy Doody Show

Written by: E. Roger Muir

Starring: Bob Smith

Country: United States

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Americana

Starring: John Mason Brown, Vivian Ferrer, Dick Dudley, Hugh James

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Pakistans Jinnah
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George C. Marshall, Man of the Year -- Jan. 5, 1948
  • Esquire

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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