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Tuesday 10 August 1948

1948-08-10

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid, directed by Irving Pichel, 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 ?

Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: William Powell, Ann Blyth, Irene Hervey

Country: United States

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Key Largo

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall

Country: United States

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A Foreign Affair

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund

Country: United States

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Easter Parade

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford

Country: United States

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Romance on the High Seas

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Doris Day

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Crystal Room

Starring: Maggi McNellis

Country: United States

Douglas Edwards with the News

Starring: Douglas Edwards

Country: United States

The Alan Dale Show

Starring: Alan Dale, Janie Ford

Country: United States

Candid Camera

Starring: John Garfield

Country: United States

Gabrielle

Starring: Gabrielle

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 August 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
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Facts:
  • WABC TV channel 7 in New York, New York (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • ABC enters network TV at 7 PM (WJZ, New York).
  • Candid Camera makes its television debut after being on radio for a year as Candid Microphone.
  • August 23 ampndash The Herrenchiemsee Convent prepares the draft for the Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Marlene Dietrich
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry Wallace -- Aug. 9, 1948
  • Life: Sprinter Mel Patton

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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