Monday 11 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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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Greatest Fights of the Century
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre
Which were the important events of 11 October 1948 ?
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Gilbert Thiel: French magistrate, the top investigating judge at the High Court of Paris from 1994, assigned to the anti-terrorist section in 1995.
Cecilia : Spanish singer-songwriter (d. 1976).
Lauri Nebel: Estonian magician and actor.
David Rendall: English tenor and actor.
Peter Turkson: Ghanaian cardinal.
- Love Life opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 252 performances
- Cleveland Indians beat Boston Braves, four games to two in 45th World Series.
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1948?
- Life: Actress Rita Colton
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: J. Strom Thurmond -- Oct. 11, 1948
- Life: Two men in Hardhats
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
A perennial favourite from Lloyd C. Douglas, and the basis for a movie of the same title directed by Frank Borzage.
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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