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Sunday 12 September 1948

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Luis Lima and François Billard. Johnny Belinda, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching Around the Town.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Johnny Belinda

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Jane Wyman, Lew Ayres, Charles Bickford

Country: United States

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Sorry, Wrong Number

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Ann Richards

Country: United States

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Red River

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru

Country: United States

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Rope

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger

Country: United States

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Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: William Powell, Ann Blyth, Irene Hervey

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Around the Town

Starring: Kyle MacDonnell, Johnny Downs, Earl Wrightson

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 September 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
  • Cape Verde - National Day
  • Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
  • RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
Famous Birthdays:
  • Luis Lima: Argentinian tenor.
  • François Billard: French jazz critic, journalist, musicologist and writer.
  • Stefano D'Orazio: Italian drummer, pop singer and lyricist, who sang vocals and drummed for the musical group Pooh from 1971 to 2009.
  • Jean-Louis Schlesser: French racing driver with experience in circuit racing and cross-country rallying.
  • Steve Turre: American trombonist and educator.
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Facts:
  • Invasion of the State of Hyderabad by the Indian Army on the day after the Pakistani leader Jinnah's death.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. You Call Everybody Darlin' - Al Trace & His Orchestra
  2. Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra - Until
  3. Benny Strong & His Orchestra - That Certain Party

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Magazine Covers

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
  • Esquire

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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.

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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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