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Thursday 18 November 1948

1948-11-18

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). He Walked by Night, directed by Alfred Werker, 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 ?

He Walked by Night

Directed by: Alfred Werker

Starring: Richard Basehart, Scott Brady, Roy Roberts

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

The Arrow Show

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

Country: United States

Lamp Unto My Feet

Starring: Wright King, Florida Friebus, Jonathan Gilmore, Edward Mulhare

Country: United States

The Ford Theatre Hour

Starring: William Brower, Biff McGuire, Ernest Truex, Ruth McDevitt

Country: United States

Celebrity Time

Starring: Boris Karloff, Herman Hickman, Peggy Ann Garner

Country: United States

Studio One in Hollywood

Starring: Betty Furness

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 November 1948 ?

Holidays:
  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
  • Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Buttons and Bows - Betty Jane Rhodes

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Ingrid Bergman
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Anastasio Somoza -- Nov. 15, 1948
  • Life: Starlet fencer

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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