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Monday, 19 July 1948

1948-07-19

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Key Largo, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Key Largo

Key Largo

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall

Country: United States

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Easter Parade

Easter Parade

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford

Country: United States

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A Foreign Affair

A Foreign Affair

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund

Country: United States

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Romance on the High Seas

Romance on the High Seas

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Doris Day

Country: United States

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Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

Directed by: Charles T. Barton

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: United States

TV Series

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

Gabrielle

Gabrielle

Starring: Gabrielle

Country: United States

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Winner Take All

Winner Take All

Starring: Bud Collyer, Bern Bennett

Country: United States

At Liberty Club

At Liberty Club

Starring: Jacqueline Turner

Country: United States

The Ed Sullivan Show

The Ed Sullivan Show

Starring: Ed Sullivan

Country: United States

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Texaco Star Theatre

Texaco Star Theatre

Starring: Milton Berle, Sid Stone

Country: United States

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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
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Facts:
  • French government of Schuman, resigns

Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Margaret Whiting - A Tree In The Meadow
  2. Woody Woodpecker - Mel Blanc & Sportsmen
  3. Doris Day - It's Magic

Candy you loved as a Kid

Candy you loved as a Kid

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 19 July 1948 to enjoy the time of your life

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Howard Hughes -- July 19, 1948
  • Life: Beach fun
  • Esquire

Books

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

The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C. Douglas

The Big Fisherman

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

It was a calm, early summer noon in the southern mountains of Arabia. Sheltering the King's well-guarded domain, a mile above and a dozen miles east of the Dead Sea, motionless

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The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer

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

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

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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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