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Friday 12 November 1948

1948-11-12

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Boy with Green Hair, directed by Joseph Losey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Boy with Green Hair

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Pat O'Brien, Robert Ryan, Barbara Hale

Country: United States

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Joan of Arc

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Jos Ferrer, Francis L. Sullivan

Country: United States

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Blood on the Moon

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Preston

Country: United States

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The Snake Pit

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Mark Stevens, Leo Genn

Country: United States

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The Red Shoes

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Moira Shearer

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Studio One in Hollywood

Starring: Betty Furness

Country: United States

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I'd Like to See

Country: United States

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The Fashion Story

Starring: Dennis Bohan, Patsy Davis, Marilyn Day, Hayes Gordon

Country: United States

The Adventures of Oky Doky

Starring: Wendy Barrie, Burt Hilber, Pat Barnard, Dayton Allen

Country: United States

Amanda

Starring: Amanda Randolph

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
Famous Birthdays:
  • Claudio Risi: Italian film director and noted family, the son of famed director Dino Risi.
  • Hassan Rouhani: Iranian politician, cleric, lawyer, academic and diplomat, who is currently the president-elect of Iran.
  • Michel Polacco: French journalist, a reporter and editor.
  • Cliff Harris: American football player.
  • Richard Roberts: American executive of a multi-million-dollar corporation, the heir apparent to the evangelical empire of his dad, Oral Roberts.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Japanese Premier Hideki Tojo sentenced to death by war crimes tribunal

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1948 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Freddy Martin & His Orchestra - On a Slow Boat to China
  2. Buttons and Bows - Betty Garrett (Art Mooney Orchestra)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Starlet fencer
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dr. Robert Oppenheimer -- Nov. 8, 1948
  • Life: General Norstad

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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