Saturday 11 September 1948
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Johnny Belinda, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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Douglas Edwards with the News
Which were the important events of 11 September 1948 ?
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John Martyn: English-Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2009).
Jewell Gomez: African-American/native American lesbian writer, she is a professor at San Francisco State University and social activist.
- Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Founder and first Governor General of Pakistan, dies. Pakistan is in a state of shock as it mourns the departure of the father of the nation. The day is a public holiday nation-wide.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1948 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in September 1948?
- Life: Woman lifting baby in Madison Wisconsin
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Queen Juliana -- Sep. 6, 1948
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This edition is cleanly formatted for easy reading. 12 point Garamond, 1.15 spacing. "The Big Fisherman" is a historical novel centered around Simon Peter, one of the twelve apostles.
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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