It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
  • Key LargoKey Largo
    directed by John Huston
    starring: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall
  • Easter ParadeEaster Parade
    directed by Charles Walters
    starring: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford
  • A Foreign AffairA Foreign Affair
    directed by Billy Wilder
    starring: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund
  • Romance on the High SeasRomance on the High Seas
    directed by Michael Curtiz
    starring: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Doris Day
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Monday, 19 July 1948 ?

Holidays
  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
  • Nicaragua - National Liberation Day
  • Myanmar - Martyr's Day
  • Malaysia - Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Ng Sembilan
  • Roman festivals - Lucaria

Facts
  • French government of Schuman, resigns

Famous People born
Keith Godchaux: American keyboardist (Grateful Dead) (d. 1980)
Beverly Archer in Oak Park: Illinois, USA; actress (Iola - Mama's Family).

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Music Charts

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

 TIME Magazine Cover: Howard Hughes -- July 19, 1948
TIME Magazine Cover: Howard Hughes -- July 19, 1948

Magazine

 Beach fun
Beach fun

Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover
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Books

The Big Fisherman - Lloyd C. Douglas

The Big Fisherman - Lloyd C. Douglas

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Books

The Naked and the Dead - Norman Mailer

The Naked and the Dead - Norman Mailer

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Books

Dinner at Antoine's - Frances Parkinson Keyes

Dinner at Antoine's - Frances Parkinson Keyes

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Books

The Bishop's Mantle - Agnes Sligh Turnbull

The Bishop's Mantle - Agnes Sligh Turnbull

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Old Journal Ads

Everything tastes better with Petri Wine (1948)Everything tastes better with Petri Wine (1948)
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Old Journal Ads

American President Lines Orient  All this fun  and the Orient, too (1948)American President Lines Orient All this fun and the Orient, too (1948)
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Old Journal Ads

Trans World Airlines Constellations  Remember This Winter Record When You Fly This Spring (1948)Trans World Airlines Constellations Remember This Winter Record When You Fly This Spring (1948)
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Tell the world why Monday, 19 July 1948 is such a special date for you!