Saturday 9 October 1948
It was Saturday, 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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 9 October 1948 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Greatest Fights of the Century
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
Texas News 5
The Ted Steele Show
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre
Which were the important events of 9 October 1948 ?
See other famous people born on 09 October
Dave Samuels: American vibraphone player and educator (Caribbean Jazz Project).
Claude Naisse: French racketeer who continued to cheat many people even after the media warned the public.
Jackson Browne: Rock Singer.
- WXYZ TV channel 7 in Detroit, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1948?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joe DiMaggio -- Oct. 4, 1948
- Life: Two men in Hardhats
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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