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Tuesday 14 December 1948

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Boudewijn Buch and Kim Beazley. Act of Violence, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948 On TV people were watching The Morey Amsterdam Show.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Act of Violence

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Van Heflin, Robert Ryan, Janet Leigh

Country: United States

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3 Godfathers

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Pedro Armendriz, Harry Carey Jr.

Country: United States

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Yellow Sky

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Gregory Peck, Anne Baxter, Richard Widmark

Country: United States

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So Dear to My Heart

Directed by: Harold Schuster

Starring: Burl Ives, Beulah Bondi, Bobby Driscoll

Country: United States

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He Walked by Night

Directed by: Alfred Werker

Starring: Richard Basehart, Scott Brady, Roy Roberts

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Morey Amsterdam Show

Starring: Morey Amsterdam, Art Carney, Johnny Guarnieri, Don Russell

Country: United States

Who Said That?

Starring: John Daly, Walter Kiernan, June Lockhart, Bob Considine

Country: United States

Talent Scouts

Starring: Arthur Godfrey

Country: United States

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The Earl Wrightson Show

Starring: Earl Wrightson

Country: United States

The Arrow Show

Starring: Herbert Coleman, Len Hale, Jerry Hausner, Harry Salter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 December 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
Famous Birthdays:
  • Boudewijn Buch: Dutch writer / TV host.
  • Kim Beazley: Australian politician and diplomat 9th Deputy Prime Minister of Australia.
  • Boudewijn Büch: Dutch author poet and television host (d. 2002).
  • Peeter Kreitzberg: Estonian lawyer and politician (d. 2011).
  • Peter Thorup: Danish singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (The Beefeaters and Collective Consciousness Society) (d. 2007).
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Dwight Eisenhower
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Drew Pearson -- Dec. 13, 1948
  • Life: Montgomery Clift

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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