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Monday 15 March 1948

1948-03-15

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Big Clock, directed by John Farrow, 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 Big Clock

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Ray Milland, Maureen O'Sullivan, Charles Laughton

Country: United States

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Sitting Pretty

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Robert Young, Maureen O'Hara, Clifton Webb

Country: United States

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I Remember Mama

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oskar Homolka

Country: United States

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Quai des Orfèvres

Directed by: H. G. Clouzot

Starring: Louis Jouvet, Simone Renant, Bernard Blier

Country: United States

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The Naked City

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Camel News Caravan

Starring: John Cameron Swayze

Country: United States

Court of Current Issues

Country: United States

Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour

Starring: Ted Mack

Country: United States

Dialing for Dollars

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Uncle Mistletoe

Starring: Doris Larson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 March 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day Against Police Brutality
  • Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
  • Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
  • For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
  • Constitution Day in Belarus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Donna Corso: American premature death; the only child of her parents, she died of acute leukemia on 11/8/1954.
  • Kate Bornstein: American author, playwright, performance artist, and gender theorist.
  • T Rodgers: American chemist, electrical engineer and CEO in charge of Cypress Semiconductor, a computer chip designing company.
  • Gavin Stamp: English historian and author.
  • Sérgio de Mello: Brazilian diplomat (d. 2003).
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Facts:
  • Sir Laurence Olivier on the cover of LIFE magazine
  • WCAU TV channel 10 in Philadelphia, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sixteen nations plus the American, British, and French zones of Germany draft a convention for economic cooperation.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Perry Como - Because

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Laurence Olivier
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Clark Clifford -- Mar. 15, 1948
  • Life: Woman wearing Beret

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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